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Grey Shoulder-knot
Lithophane ornitopus (Dadd, 1911)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2237 / 73.202
Photo © Brian Jones,  Wymondham 11/11/2009

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 17-19mm
Season: September - May (hibernating)
Foodplant:   Oak
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Broad-leaved woodland and parkland.
Key feature is the bold, black, antler-like mark at base of the forewing.
Reasonably widespread.

Recorded in 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/10/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/10/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/10/2019227TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
23/10/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
22/10/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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