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Amphipyra tragopoginis (Clerck, 1759)
Noctuidae: Amphipyrinae
2299 / 73.064
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  11/08/2012 - Stow Bardolph

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.
Widespread.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/09/2019127TG24 - Cromer
25/09/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
23/09/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/09/2019227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
22/09/2019327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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