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Shore Wainscot
Mythimna litoralis

(Curtis, 1827) 2201 / 73.299
Norfolk status
Localised to the Norfolk coast.
Diagnostic white streaks running length of forewing, with brilliant white hindwing.
Coastal sand-dunes, beaches.

Almost always is double brooded in Norfolk, the second brood may usually be quite small but in good years it can be even larger than the first.

Recorded in 18 (26%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
2019427TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
10/10/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
07/10/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/10/2019227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
03/10/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 15-18mm.
Season: Two generations June-Aug. Sept-Oct.
Foodplant:   Marram grass
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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