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Light Arches
Apamea lithoxylaea ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2322 / 73.163
Photo © Barry Pummell,  North Tuddenham 1/8/2011

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Reddish Light Arches
Apamea sublustris
Forewing: 18-23mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Can occur almost anywhere.
Widespread and common.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/08/2019128TF91 - Dereham
02/08/2019227TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
01/08/2019128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
30/07/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
30/07/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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