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Cosmopolitan
Leucania loreyi (Duponchel, 1827)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2208 / 73.304
Photo © Neil Bowman,  Eccles 1997 - First Norfolk record.

Similar Norfolk Species
Clay
Mythimna ferrago
White-speck
Mythimna unipuncta
Forewing: 16-17mm.
Flight: Two (Three) generations May-Nov. (most Sept-Oct)
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Scarce Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Scarce Immigrant.
Pure white hindwings diagnostic among similar species.

Records from Eccles (Bowman,1997) and Hainford (Hipperson, 2000)

Verification Grade Comment: Very rare.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1997.
Last Recorded in 2017.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/10/2017127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
04/10/2000127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
04/09/1997127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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