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Photo © David Norgate,  26/07/2018 - Toftwood

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Light Crimson Underwing
Catocala promissa
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Catocala nupta
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Dark Crimson Underwing
Catocala sponsa

(Linnaeus, 1767) 72.081/2455
Norfolk status
Rare migrant.
Resident only in the New Forest, Hampshire.

Unconfirmed old Norfolk records from Foxley Wood 1967 and two questionable BRC record card entries!

Confirmed Norfolk record at Toftwood in 2018 (D. Norgate, 26/07/18) Found on shed by the 20W Actnic trap left in garden overnight.

Red Data Book category RDB3. It occurs as a breeding species only in the New Forest, Hampshire.

BAP Priority Species

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/07/2018128TF91 - Dereham
1967+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
01/01/1961 to 31/12/1981+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
1961127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: 29-34mm
Season: July - September
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak, Sessile Oak
Nat Status: Red Data Book
 Immature Adult
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