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Beautiful Yellow Underwing
Anarta myrtilli (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2142 / 73.257
Photo © Richard Eagling,  Kelling Heath, 05-05-2014

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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: Two overlapping generations April-Aug.
Foodplant:   Heather and Bell Heather.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Flies low over heathers in sunshine and feeds at flowers.

Recorded in 19 (28%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/06/2021127TG12 - Aylsham
10/09/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
04/09/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
24/08/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
23/08/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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