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

(Linnaeus, 1767) 2455 / 72.081
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!

First modern-day 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

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (9%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
05/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/07/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
26/07/2018128TF91 - Dereham
1967+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 29-34mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak, Sessile Oak
Nat Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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