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Minor Shoulder-knot
Brachylomia viminalis (Fabricius, 1777)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2225 / 73.220
Photo © John And Judy Geeson

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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grey Willow and other willows.
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB 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 51 (69%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/06/2022327TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
29/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
21/07/2021428TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
21/07/2021127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
19/07/2021127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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