Noctuidae : Plusiinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Spectacle
Abrostola tripartita
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Dark Spectacle
Abrostola triplasia

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2449 / 73.002
Norfolk status
Local.
Similar to Spectacle, but differs in having brownish-black ground colour, base of forewing dull straw colour and cross lines edged with red.
Heathland, fens, woodland, scrub and gardens.
More frequent in Norfolk of recent years.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Dark Spectacle (L) and Spectacle (R) comparison - Ben Driver
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
31/07/2020127TG20 - Norwich
26/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
26/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/07/2020227TG51 - Winterton/Caister
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Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: Two generation June-July. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Common Nettle and Hop
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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