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Common Wainscot
Mythimna pallens (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2199 / 73.291
Photo © Mick Norman,  18/05/2020 - Gaywood, Kings Lynn

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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: 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.

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/10/2020+27TM18 - Diss
28/09/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
28/09/2020127TM18 - Diss
27/09/2020128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
25/09/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
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