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Dog's Tooth
Lacanobia suasa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2159 / 73.266
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Boughton Fen 03/06/10

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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
07/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
03/08/2019528TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
03/08/2019228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
28/07/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
24/07/2019227TG14 - Sheringham
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