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Mythimna vitellina (Hübner, 1808)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2195 / 73.295
Photo © Neil Lawton,  02/07/2019 - Scolt Head Island

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 12-14mm.
Flight: April-November. (mostly Aug-Oct)
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Most commonly recorded on the North Norfolk coast in Sept and Oct.
Adults vary in colour from very pale yellow to almost orange.

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1962.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/10/2020128TM09 - Attleborough
05/10/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
04/10/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
03/10/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
03/10/2020227TG51 - Winterton/Caister
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