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Cirrhia icteritia (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2274 / 73.182
Photo © Matthew Casey,  12/09/2020 - Hethersett

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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Oct.
Foodplant:   Poplars - Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Very variable colouring, with the relatively frequent (f. flavescens) having the darker markings almost absent.
Broad-leaved woodland, carr, marshes, fens and heathland.
Feeds at Ivy flowers and overripe berries.

Recorded in 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/11/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
31/10/20211227TG33 - Bacton
28/10/2021128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
28/10/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
27/10/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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