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Angle-striped Sallow
Enargia paleacea (Esper, 1788)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2313 / 73.211
Photo © Paul Baker,  Nuthall Notts. 11/9/2005

Similar Norfolk Species
Orange Sallow
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Delicate
Mythimna vitellina
Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Silver and Downy Birch.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Resident in northern Britain, immigrant/vagrant records in Norfolk.

Most recent confirmed records, presumed migrants, near Holt in 1999 (Jon Clifton) and Dersingham in 2016 (R. Jones)

Recorded as resident in Lincolnshire as far south as Woodhall Spa (SE of Lincoln). Searching at suitable sites such as Dersingham Bog and East Winch in Norfolk has been done without success. Further sites ought to be checked...............

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2018.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/08/2018127TG24 - Cromer
28/07/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/07/1999127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
22/09/1997127TG12 - Aylsham
07/09/1996128TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
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