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Large Nutmeg
Apamea anceps ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2333 / 73.157
Photo © Garry Barlow,  Cley Next the Sea, Norfolk.

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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
25/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/08/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
08/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
31/07/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
31/07/2020127TM18 - Diss
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