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Asteroscopus sphinx (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Psaphidinae
2227 / 73.065
Photo © Andrew Brown,  To kitchen wall in Old Costessey garden 30/10/2021

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 17-22mm.
Flight: One generation Oct-Dec.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees.
Red List: VU (Vulnerable)
Ex Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Late-flying species from late October to December.
Broad-leaved woodland and other wooded areas.
Does not feed.

Recorded in 54 (73%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
20/11/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/11/2021127TM18 - Diss
19/11/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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