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Asteroscopus sphinx (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Psaphidinae
73.065/2227
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  05/11/2018 - Pedders Way

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 17-22mm.
Season: One generation Oct-Dec.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Local.
Late-flying species from late October to December.
Broad-leaved woodland and other wooded areas.
Does not feed.

Recorded in 49 (71%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2018.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/11/2018127TG20 - Norwich
16/11/2018127TG20 - Norwich
15/11/2018128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
15/11/2018128TM09 - Attleborough
14/11/2018128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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