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Dusky Sallow
Eremobia ochroleuca ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2352 / 73.120
Photo © Garry Barlow,  Cley Next the Sea, Norfolk. 260714

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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Unmistakable.
Grassland, fens, open woodland, scrub, heathland and gardens.

Comes to light at night, also can be seen by day at rest on flowers (especially knapweeds) or actively feeding in hot weather.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
28/07/2021228TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
27/07/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
27/07/2021228TF64 - Hunstanton
27/07/2021328TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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