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Brown-spot Pinion
Agrochola litura (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2266 / 73.187
Photo © Garry Barlow,  Cley Next the Sea, Norfolk. 28092014

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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 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
27/10/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
25/10/2019127TG33 - Bacton
24/10/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/10/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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