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Asteroscopus sphinx (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Psaphidinae
Photo © Peter Tilley

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

Recorded in 47 (68%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2017.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/11/2017128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
21/11/2017128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
21/11/2017427TM18 - Diss
20/11/2017128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
20/11/2017228TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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