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Large Wainscot
Rhizedra lutosa (Hübner, 1803)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2375 / 73.134
Photo © Chris Knott,  Great Ellingham; 2nd Oct 2013

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Fabula zollikoferi
Forewing: 16-23mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Common Reed.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Reedbeds and reedy ditches, preferring the drier parts.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/11/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/11/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
21/11/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
20/11/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
05/11/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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