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Minor Shoulder-knot
Brachylomia viminalis (Fabricius, 1777)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2225 / 73.220
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  17/07/2021 - Peddars Way

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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: 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 51 (69%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/07/2021328TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
17/07/2021328TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
12/07/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
30/06/2021327TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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