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Dusky Brocade
Apamea remissa (Hübner, 1809)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2330 / 73.154
Photo © Steve Wakeham,  22/07/2016 - Shimpling

Similar Norfolk Species
Crescent Striped
Apamea oblonga
Pale-shouldered Brocade
Lacanobia thalassina
Forewing: 17-19mm.
Flight: 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 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/08/2020727TM19 - Flordon/Long Stratton
12/08/2020127TM19 - Flordon/Long Stratton
11/08/2020127TG12 - Aylsham
07/08/2020+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
29/07/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
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