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Axylia putris (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2098 / 73.328
Photo © Garry Barlow,  Cley, Norfolk. 260517

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Many low growing plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Common and widespread.
Found throughout Norfolk, looks like a piece of wood or bark when resting. The adults fly mainly in June and July.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/09/2020228TF52 - Terrington
14/09/2020128TF52 - Terrington
14/09/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
11/09/2020128TF52 - Terrington
07/09/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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