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Mythimna albipuncta ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2194 / 73.297
Photo © Lynnette Nicholson,  15/09/2017 - Paston

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Mythimna ferrago
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: May-Nov (mostly July-Sept)
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Immigrant and recent resident.
Coastal habitats, heathland, fens, woodland, scrub, gardens.
Round pure white mark on forewing diagnostic.

Over the last decade this species has established itself in the County, with only 5 records in 2000 up to 557 records in 2014.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/08/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
15/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
15/08/2019228TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
15/08/2019227TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
Further info: Mythimna albipuncta
 
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