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Mythimna albipuncta ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2194 / 73.297
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Mythimna ferrago
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: 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.

Since 2000 this species has established itself in the County, with only 5 records in 2000, 557 records by 2014, and now regularly recorded.

Recorded in 64 (86%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/09/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
24/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
24/09/2021127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
24/09/2021227TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
24/09/2021527TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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