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Asteroscopus sphinx (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Psaphidinae
2227 / 73.065
Photo © Steve Wakeham,  21/10/2016 - Shimpling

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 17-22mm.
Flight: 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 50 (72%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/11/2019+27TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
25/11/2019127TG20 - Norwich
24/11/2019128TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
24/11/2019227TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
23/11/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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