Noctuidae : Acronictinae
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Knot Grass
Acronicta rumicis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.045/2289
Norfolk status
Variable species, some examples of which can resemble other Acronicta species.
Various open habitats; grassland, heathland, fens, scrub, gardens and open woodland.

Recorded in 62 (90%) 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
17/04/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
25/10/2018128TF91 - Dereham
22/09/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/09/2018127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
16/09/2018127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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Forewing: 16-20mm.
Season: Two generations May-June. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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