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Xestia c-nigrum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2126 / 73.359
Photo © Robert Dean,  13/06/2019 - Aldeby

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Xestia ditrapezium
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Forewing: 14-19mm.
Flight: May-July. Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants. Nettles, willowherbs, etc.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Widespread and abundant.
Many habitats.

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
30/06/2020128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
30/06/2020428TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
30/06/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
30/06/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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