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Asteroscopus sphinx (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Psaphidinae
2227 / 73.065
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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
Late-flying species from late October to December.
Broad-leaved woodland and other wooded areas.
Does not feed.

Recorded in 52 (75%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/11/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
23/11/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
23/11/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/11/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
17/11/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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