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Large Nutmeg
Apamea anceps ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
73.157/2333
Photo © Dave Jones,  03/06/2019 - Stoke Holy Cross - Five Acres

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Apamea oblonga
Forewing: 16-21mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Grassland on chalky soils, arable farmland, fens, open woodland, gardens, scrub, heathland.

Recorded in 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/06/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
23/06/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/06/2019228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
19/06/2019228TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
18/06/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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