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Frosted Orange
Gortyna flavago ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2364 / 73.121
Photo © Dave Jones,  06/09/2016 - Stoke Holy Cross

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants. Thistles, burdocks and Foxglove.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Fens, grassland, scrub, coastal areas.
Widespread.

Recorded in 66 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
01/08/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/10/2021227TG33 - Bacton
13/10/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
09/10/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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