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Rustic Shoulder-knot
Apamea sordens (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2334 / 73.158
Photo © Mike McCarthy,  17/05/2020 - Horsford

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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 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/05/2021128TF52 - Terrington
12/05/2021128TF52 - Terrington
12/05/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
12/05/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
12/05/2021127TG20 - Norwich
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