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Large Nutmeg
Apamea anceps ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2333 / 73.157
Photo © Peter Kitchener,  Little Melton 25/05/11

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Apamea oblonga
Forewing: 16-21mm.
Flight: 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 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/2020127TM18 - Diss
25/06/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
25/06/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
25/06/2020227TM18 - Diss
24/06/2020127TM18 - Diss
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