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Brown-spot Pinion
Agrochola litura (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2266 / 73.187
Photo © Lynnette Nicholson,  05/10/2019 - Paston

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Agrochola lychnidis
Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: September to mid-October
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants and trees
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Chestnut ground colour and several blackish marks on the leading edge of the forewing.
Broad-leaved woodland, parkland, grassland, heathland, fens, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.
Feeds at Ivy flowers and overripe blackberries.
Widespread.

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/11/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/10/20211627TG33 - Bacton
27/10/2021127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
26/10/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
25/10/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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