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Obscure Wainscot
Leucania obsoleta (Hübner, 1803)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2204 / 73.302
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  21/06/2014 - Holme NWT

Similar Norfolk Species
Southern Wainscot
Mythimna straminea
Smoky Wainscot
Mythimna impura
Forewing: 15-18mm.
Season: 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 19 (28%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/06/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
30/05/2019228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
18/07/2018128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
07/07/2018128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
07/07/2018128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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