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Tawny Pinion
Lithophane semibrunnea (Haworth, 1809)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2235 / 73.200
Photo © Peter Tilley

Similar Norfolk Species
Pale Pinion
Lithophane socia
Forewing: 16-20mm.
Flight: One generation Oct-May. (hibernating)
Foodplant:   Ash.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Open broad-leaved woodland, parks, gardens and marshy places.
Hibernates over the winter.
Note dark tornal spot differing Tawny Pinion from Pale Pinion.

Recorded in 35 (51%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1960.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/05/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
25/04/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/04/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/03/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
18/03/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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