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Diarsia rubi (Vieweg, 1790)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
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Photo © Matthew Casey,  12/08/2017 - Hethersett

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Forewing: 12-16mm.
Season: Two generations May-June. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Dandelion, Foxglove and docks.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widespread.

Can occur almost anywhere but most common in wet woodland, fens, marshes, heathland and scrub.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
22/06/2019127TG20 - Norwich
19/06/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
18/06/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/06/2019227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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