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Southern Wainscot
Mythimna straminea (Treitschke, 1825)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2197 / 73.294
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  20/07/2014 - Stow Bardolph

Similar Norfolk Species
Smoky Wainscot
Mythimna impura
Common Wainscot
Mythimna pallens
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 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/09/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
10/09/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
03/09/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
29/08/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
28/08/2019227TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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