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Apamea lithoxylaea ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2322 / 73.163
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  12/07/2016 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

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Reddish Light Arches
Apamea sublustris
Forewing: 18-23mm.
Flight: 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 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
14/08/2020227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
11/08/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
06/08/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
06/08/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
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