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Alder Moth
Acronicta alni

(Linnaeus, 1767) 2281 / 73.036
Norfolk status
Broad-leaved woodland, heathland, carr, fens, and scrub.
Prior to the use of MV traps, the species was considered quite rare, as it seldom comes to sugar or flowers.

Recorded in 57 (77%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/2022127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
03/06/2022128TM09 - Attleborough
03/06/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
02/06/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
26/05/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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