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Acronicta leporina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Acronictinae
2280 / 73.040
Photo © Dave Appleton,  11/07/2015 - Winterton North Dunes

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 16-21mm.
Flight: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Downy and Silver Birch, Alder.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Typical pale grey form, f. grisea, most common.
Broad-leaved woodland, heathland, fens, scrub and increasingly urban areas where food plants found.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/08/2020127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
11/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
11/08/2020127TG12 - Aylsham
11/08/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
11/08/2020+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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