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Southern Wainscot
Mythimna straminea (Treitschke, 1825)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2197 / 73.294
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Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Reed and Reed Canary-grass.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Fens, marshes, coastal fens, reedbeds on the Broads.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/09/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
24/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
24/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
20/08/2020227TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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