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Dark Sword-grass
Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2091 / 73.327
Photo © Matthew Casey,  21/08/2018 - Hethersett

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Forewing: 15-25mm.
Flight: July-Oct (Recorded all months)
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Immigrant (?)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
One of Norfolks most regular immigrants.
Can occur in any month, mostly between June and October.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/10/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/10/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
06/10/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
05/10/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
29/09/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
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