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Cosmia trapezina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2318 / 73.216
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Angle-striped Sallow
Enargia paleacea
Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs.
Nat 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 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
18/08/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
17/08/2020127TG20 - Norwich
16/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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