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Dog's Tooth
Lacanobia suasa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
Photo © Rob Lee

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Forewing: 15-20mm.
Season: Two generations May-July. July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Local, well recorded at coastal areas.
Diagnostic dark "tooth" mark in centre of forewing.
Salt marshes, coastal grassland, also found inland.

Recorded in 48 (70%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/06/2019128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
17/06/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
06/06/2019128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
06/06/2019128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
03/06/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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