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Clouded-bordered Brindle
Apamea crenata (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2326 / 73.156
Photo © Matthew Casey,  22/05/2018 - Hethersett

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Clouded Brindle
Apamea epomidion
Forewing: 18-22mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Variable, with two distinct colour forms. Frequent brownish or melanic variant, (f. combusta).
Grassland, fens, woodland, heathland, scrub and gardens.

Recorded in 64 (86%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2021527TG33 - Bacton
20/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
18/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
13/07/2021128TF91 - Dereham
03/07/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
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