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Bird's Wing
Dypterygia scabriuscula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2301 / 73.105
Photo © Ryan Irvine,  06/06/2013 - Hemsby

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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 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
02/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
02/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
02/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
30/06/2020327TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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