Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Xylena exsoleta
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Red Sword-grass
Xylena vetusta

(Hübner, 1813) 2241 / 73.209
Norfolk status
Rare immigrant/vagrant.
Predominantly southern and western distribution in Great Britain. Norfolk records presumed wanderers from further west or international immigrants.

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Recorded in 12 (17%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/04/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
25/03/2018128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
23/10/2016127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
06/04/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/04/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: 24-29mm.
Season: Sept-Nov and Mar-April (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: (Immigrant)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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