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Mediterranean Brocade
Spodoptera littoralis

(Boisduval, 1833) 2386 / 73.089
Norfolk status
Rare immigrant.
Also known as the African Cotton Leafworm.
Has also been accidentally imported with cultivated plants, particularly Chrysanthemums.
Suspected immigrant record from West Runton, Norfolk. Sept 1960.
Woodbastwick Fens 1987.
Winterton Dunes NNR - 25th Oct 1990.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1960.
Last Recorded in 1990.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/10/1990127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
1987+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
1987+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
19/09/1960127TG14 - Sheringham
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Forewing: 14-19mm.
Flight: June-Oct
Foodplant:   Wide range of plants abroad
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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