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Dog's Tooth
Lacanobia suasa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2159 / 73.266
Photo © Allan Drewitt

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Forewing: 15-20mm.
Flight: 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 49 (71%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
11/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
11/08/2020127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
08/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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