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Smoky Wainscot
Mythimna impura (Hübner, 1808)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
73.293/2198
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  21/07/2016 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

Similar Norfolk Species
Common Wainscot
Mythimna pallens
Southern Wainscot
Mythimna straminea
Forewing: 14-18mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Grassland, scrub, fens, heathland, open woodland and gardens.
Widespread.
Smoky grey hindwing diagnostic among similar Wainscots.

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/06/2019128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
30/05/2019128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
11/10/2018227TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
10/10/2018227TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
05/10/2018227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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