Noctuidae : Plusiinae
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Dewick's Plusia
Macdunnoughia confusa

(Stephens, 1850) 73.010/2436
Norfolk status
Immigrant.

Recent high number of records may suggest a breeding population in Norfolk?

Norfolk records from Wells 1955, Hickling 1982 and Norwich 1983.
After an absence of several years, recorded at Yaxham (S. Rix, 21/10/08), Filby (D. Hipperson, 30/09/11) and Costessey (M. Casey, 04/08/12), Northacre (L. Lewis, 21/09/13) Hockwold in 2014 (R. Dyke, K. Puttick)

Several records in recent years.

An unusual spring record at Tibenham (C. Bishop, 30/05/15) followed by other early records in recent years.

Recorded in 25 (36%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/10/2018127TG20 - Norwich
03/10/2018128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
09/09/2018127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
03/08/2018127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
24/07/2018127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 12-17mm.
Season: May, July-Oct
Foodplant:   Common Nettle other plants
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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