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Diarsia rubi (Vieweg, 1790)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
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Photo © Francis Farrow,  17/05/2014 - Sheringham Common

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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 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/06/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
25/06/2020+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
22/06/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
20/06/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/06/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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