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Marsh Moth
Athetis pallustris

(Hübner, 1808) 2392 / 73.103
Norfolk status
Locally extinct.
Fens and marshy fields, apparently favouring the drier more sparse areas.
Now occurring coastally in Lincolnshire only.

Norfolk records from Stoke Ferry in 1964 and 1966.

Barrett [Trans. N&NNS, 1874] "Of this excessively rare species I took a male specimen at gas lamp in the city of Norwich, in June 1869."

BAP Priority Species

Verification Grade Comment: No records since the 1960s

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 1966.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1966128TL69 - Southery/Hilgay
05/06/1964128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
05/06/1964128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
1964+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
30/05/1957128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
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Forewing: M 15-16mm F 9-11mm.
Season: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Ribwort Plantain and Meadowsweet
Nat Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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