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Tawny Shears
Hadena perplexa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2167 / 73.286
Photo © Peter Tilley

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Agrotis ripae
Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Campions, Nottingham Catchfly and Rock Sea-spurrey.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Extremely variable.
Dry grassy or stony habitats such as chalk downland and shingle beaches.

Recorded in 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
25/06/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
25/06/2020128TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
24/06/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
09/06/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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