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Ingrailed Clay
Diarsia mendica (Fabricius, 1775)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2120 / 73.333
Photo © Matthew Casey,  09/06/2020 - hethersett

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Forewing: 13-17mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Highly variable species.
Heathland, woodland, fens, scrub, hedgerows and grassland.
Widespread.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1922.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/07/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
18/07/2020127TG20 - Norwich
17/07/2020128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
15/07/2020+28TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
13/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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