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Amphipyra tragopoginis (Clerck, 1759)
Noctuidae: Amphipyrinae
2299 / 73.064
Photo © Steve Mills

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 16-18mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Plain-looking moth, with three dark dots on the forewing.
Many habitats including heathland, scrub, gardens, fens and woodland.

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/06/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
26/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
22/06/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
20/06/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
09/06/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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