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Crescent Striped
Apamea oblonga (Haworth, 1809)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2325 / 73.161
Photo © Garry Barlow,  Cley Next the Sea, Norfolk 18072015

Similar Norfolk Species
White Colon
Sideridis turbida
Dark Arches
Apamea monoglypha
Forewing: 18-21mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Local, Almost exclusively coastal.
(occasional wanderers inland).
Saltmarsh, vegetated shingle, coastal grazing marshes, mudflats, fens.

Recorded in 26 (38%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2020+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
05/08/2020228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
04/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
03/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
29/07/2020128TF64 - Hunstanton
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