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Southern Wainscot
Mythimna straminea (Treitschke, 1825)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2197 / 73.294
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Holme NWT

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Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Reed and Reed Canary-grass.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Fens, marshes, coastal fens, reedbeds on the Broads.

Recorded in 62 (84%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2022227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
04/08/2022327TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
03/08/2022127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
02/08/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
02/08/2022127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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