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Diarsia rubi (Vieweg, 1790)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
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Photo © Stephen Youngs,  21/09/2019 - Hethersett - South Croft

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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
01/06/2020227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
31/05/2020128TF91 - Dereham
31/05/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
30/05/2020128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
30/05/2020227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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