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Parastichtis suspecta (Hübner, 1817)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2268 / 73.221
Photo © Ray Roche,  24/07/2013 - Ingoldisthorpe

Similar Norfolk Species
Common Rustic
Mesapamea secalis
Lesser Common Rustic
Mesapamea didyma
Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Birches and sallows.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Quite variable, there are a number of forms ranging from quite plain to more variegated examples.
Fens, carr, woodland, heathland, scrub.

Recorded in 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2019+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
24/07/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
23/07/2019128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
22/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
22/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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