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Mythimna turca (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2191 / 73.288
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

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Forewing: 18-23mm.
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Common Bent.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Distributed locally in south-western England, Wales and parts of south-east England, this appears to be a declining species.

Confirmed record of single adult in 1991 at Holme Dunes.

Barrett [Trans. N&NNS, 1874] Leucania turca, Linn.
"Recorded at Foulsham by the Rev. T. H. Marsh. I have seen no Norfolk specimen".

Verification Grade Comment: Very rare.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1991.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/07/1991128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
1874127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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