Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Dark Brocade
Mniotype adusta

(Esper, 1790) 73.238/2250
=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 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2018128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
17/08/2018+28TF80 - Swaffham
09/08/2018127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
03/08/2018227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
02/08/2018827TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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Forewing: 18-21mm.
Season: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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