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Dusky Brocade
Apamea remissa (Hübner, 1809)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
73.154/2330
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  04/07/2013 - Stow Bardolph

Similar Norfolk Species
Crescent Striped
Apamea oblonga
Pale-shouldered Brocade
Lacanobia thalassina
Forewing: 17-19mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Variable moth.
Grassland, open woodland, fens, vegetated shingle, scrub.
Two main forms of this species occur regularly. f. obscura is the commonest, and resembles a number of other species. The typical form is more well-marked and can resemble Pale-shouldered Brocade (Lacanobia thalassina).

Comparative detail

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
14/06/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
08/06/2019128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
31/05/2019328TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
30/05/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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