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Lunar Underwing
Omphaloscelis lunosa (Haworth, 1809)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2270 / 73.193
Photo © John Marchant,  08/10/2021 - Winfarthing

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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Variable species, with individuals ranging from yellowish orange to dark brown.
Grassland, heathland, other grassy areas and gardens.
Widespread.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/11/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/10/20219227TG33 - Bacton
25/10/2021127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
24/10/2021128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
20/10/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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