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Broad-barred White
Hecatera bicolorata (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2164 / 73.279
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  04/07/2016 - Cranwich Camp

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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Hawkweeds, hawk's-beards, sow thistles, others.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Coastal dunes, shingle and grassland, limestone chalk downland.
Feeds at flowers, comes to light.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/09/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
04/09/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
17/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/08/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
12/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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