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Beaded Chestnut
Agrochola lychnidis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2267 / 73.186
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Brown-spot Pinion
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Lunar Underwing
Omphaloscelis lunosa
Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, heathland, grassland and gardens .
Diagonal dash near leading edge of forewing diagnostic.
Overwinters as an egg.
Widespread.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/11/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/11/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
08/11/2019127TG33 - Bacton
05/11/2019228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
05/11/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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