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Tawny Pinion
Lithophane semibrunnea (Haworth, 1809)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2235 / 73.200
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  02/04/2014 - Stow Bardolph

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 34 (49%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1960.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/03/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/05/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
05/05/2018128TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
04/05/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/04/2018128TM09 - Attleborough
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