Noctuidae : Amphipyrinae
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Immature stages

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Copper Underwing
Amphipyra pyramidea
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Svensson's Copper Underwing
Amphipyra berbera

Fletcher, 1968 2298 / 73.063
Norfolk status
Local.
Woodland, scrub, hedgerows, gardens and parks.

Very similar to Copper Underwing.
The underside of the hindwing is considered the most, but not totally reliable distinguishing feature.

Underside of hindwings

(Copper & Svensson's)


Other external features are considered subjective and unreliable.
Record as Copper Underwing agg. if unsure.

Verification Grade Comment: Hindwing must be checked or Gen. Det.

Recorded in 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Difficult_species_guide_page_70 - (Townsend, Clifton, Goodey)
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/08/2019128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
29/08/2019228TF91 - Dereham
23/08/2019127TM18 - Diss
22/08/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/08/2019127TM18 - Diss
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Forewing: 21-26mm.
Season: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak, limes, Hornbeam, willows
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2/4
 Immature Adult
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