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Acronicta leporina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Acronictinae
2280 / 73.040
Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

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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 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/09/2019127TG20 - Norwich
30/08/2019127TG20 - Norwich
25/07/2019127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
25/07/2019128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
24/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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