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

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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
24/05/2020128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
23/05/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
23/05/2020127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
22/05/2020328TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
22/05/2020427TM18 - Diss
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