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Flame Shoulder
Ochropleura plecta (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2102 / 73.329
Photo © Matthew Casey,  06/05/2020 - Hethersett

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Similar Norfolk Species
Radford's Flame Shoulder
Ochropleura leucogaster
Forewing: 12-15mm.
Flight: Two generations April-June. July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Widespread and abundant.
Many habitats.
Resembles no other resident species.

Please also see, rare migrant - Radford's Flame Shoulder

Recorded in 68 (92%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 21.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/05/21127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
16/05/2022227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/05/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/05/2022727TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
16/05/2022127TG50 - Yarmouth
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