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Common Wainscot
Mythimna pallens (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2199 / 73.291
Photo © Steve Wakeham,  22/08/2016 - Shimpling

Similar Norfolk Species
Smoky Wainscot
Mythimna impura
Southern Wainscot
Mythimna straminea
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: Two generations June-July. Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Grassland, heathand, open woodland, fens, scrub and gardens.
Widespread.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/10/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
11/10/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
07/10/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
05/10/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
04/10/2019228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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