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Minor Shoulder-knot
Brachylomia viminalis (Fabricius, 1777)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2225 / 73.220
Photo © Gordon Follows,  Ashwelthorpe 10/07/10

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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grey Willow and other willows.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Range of colour forms, with the paler individuals generally occurring in Norfolk.
Wet woodland, marshland, fens, heathland and other damp areas.

Recorded in 50 (72%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/07/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
12/07/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
12/07/2019+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
11/07/2019327TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
06/07/2019227TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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