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Double Kidney
Ipimorpha retusa (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2311 / 73.212
Photo © Graham Wenman

Similar Norfolk Species
Olive
Ipimorpha subtusa
Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Sallows, Willow and Black Poplar.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Several records in the broads, mostly Yare valley.
Resembles Olive (I. subtusa)

Note: Parallel cross lines unlike the similar Olive.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
06/08/2020+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
31/07/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
31/07/2020+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
30/07/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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