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Diarsia rubi (Vieweg, 1790)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
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Forewing: 12-16mm.
Flight: 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 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/07/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
01/07/2021227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
28/06/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
27/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
26/06/2021327TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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