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Large Wainscot
Rhizedra lutosa (Hübner, 1803)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2375 / 73.134
Photo © Tony Bellars,  06/10/2013Brancaster

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Forewing: 16-23mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Common Reed.
Red List: LC (Least Concern)
Ex Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Reedbeds and reedy ditches, preferring the drier parts.

Recorded in 66 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/11/2021127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
15/11/2021227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
14/11/2021128TF51 - Tilney/Wiggenhall
14/11/2021227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
13/11/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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