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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 36 (52%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1960.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/03/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
30/03/2021128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
10/01/2021127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
20/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/05/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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