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Flame Shoulder
Ochropleura plecta (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2102 / 73.329
Photo © Steve Wakeham,  22/08/2016 - Shimpling

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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.
Nat 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 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/11/2021127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
30/09/20213127TG33 - Bacton
26/09/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
25/09/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
24/09/2021127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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