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Cosmia trapezina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2318 / 73.216
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Similar Norfolk Species
Angle-striped Sallow
Enargia paleacea
Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs.
Red List: LC (Least Concern)
Ex Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Variable species, with the ground colour ranging from ochreous-yellow to dark brown.
Woodland, heathland, scrub, fens, grassland with scrub.

Recorded in 68 (92%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/09/2021227TG33 - Bacton
07/09/2021328TF91 - Dereham
07/09/2021127TG24 - Cromer
06/09/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
03/09/2021127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
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