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Large Nutmeg
Apamea anceps ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2333 / 73.157
Photo © Flo Heiss

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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
22/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/07/2019127TM18 - Diss
09/07/2019128TF91 - Dereham
09/07/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
07/07/2019227TM09 - Attleborough
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