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Obscure Wainscot
Leucania obsoleta (Hübner, 1803)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2204 / 73.302
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Taken by Leigh Marshall, Welney WWT 26/05/09

Similar Norfolk Species
Southern Wainscot
Mythimna straminea
Smoky Wainscot
Mythimna impura
Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Common Reed.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Reedbeds, fens, marshes, riversides, estuaries and reedy margins of ponds and lakes.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 21 (30%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/06/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
26/06/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
22/07/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
09/07/2019228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
07/07/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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