Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Dark Brocade
Mniotype adusta

(Esper, 1790) 2250 / 73.238
=Blepharita adusta

Norfolk status
Local.
Quite similar to several related species.
Heathland, chalky downland and fenland.
Identified by the shape of its reniform stigmata, which usually show a triple-toothed appearance on the outer edge.

Comparative detail

Recorded in 58 (78%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
28/08/2023128TF62King's Lynn
11/08/2023627TG11Taverham
07/07/2023228TF74Holme NNR
22/06/2023127TG11Taverham
08/07/2022128TF82West Raynham
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Forewing: 18-21mm.
Flight: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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