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Rustic Shoulder-knot
Apamea sordens (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
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Photo © Matthew Casey,  11/05/2018 - hethersett

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Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Recognised by the black 'shoulder-knot', a streak at the base of the forewing.
Grassland, woodland, scrub, heathalnd, fens and gardens.
Widespread.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/06/2020227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
31/05/2020128TF51 - Tilney/Wiggenhall
31/05/2020128TF91 - Dereham
31/05/2020128TF91 - Dereham
31/05/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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