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Craniophora ligustri ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Acronictinae
2291 / 73.047
Photo © James Parry,  Caught in Skinner trap in Oxborough, 4 July 2011

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Forewing: 17-19mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Ash and Wild Privet
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Woodland, scrub on chalky soil and fens.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/09/2020127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
27/08/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/08/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/08/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
22/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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