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Mythimna albipuncta ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2194 / 73.297
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  22/08/2015 - Holme NWT

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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.

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 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/05/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
21/11/2020127TG33 - Bacton
17/11/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
14/11/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
12/11/2020128TM09 - Attleborough
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