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Bird's Wing
Dypterygia scabriuscula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2301 / 73.105
Photo © Sonia Reveley,  03/07/2015 - Dersingham

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 16mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Docks, Sorrel, Knotgras.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Unmistakable chocolate-brown moth with diagnostic 'bird's-wing' shaped mark on forewings.
Broadleaved woodland, scrub, heathland and parks.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
05/08/2019127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
28/07/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
23/07/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
20/07/2019128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
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