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Dog's Tooth
Lacanobia suasa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2159 / 73.266
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  01/08/2015 - Holme NWT

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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 (66%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/08/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
14/08/2021127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
14/08/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
31/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/07/2021128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
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