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 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/07/2019128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
19/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
18/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
31/05/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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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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