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Vine's Rustic
Hoplodrina ambigua ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2384 / 73.099
Photo © Dave Appleton,  12/11/2014 - North Elmham

Similar Norfolk Species
Rustic
Hoplodrina blanda
Uncertain
Hoplodrina octogenaria
Forewing: 13-15mm.
Season: Two generations May-July. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Generally paler than Rustic or Uncertain and tends to show larger and rounder stigmata.
Grassland, heathland, open woodland areas, fens, scrub and gardens.
Widespread, second brood somewhat more numerous.

Recorded in 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/08/2019628TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/08/2019427TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/08/2019327TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
15/08/2019828TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
15/08/2019627TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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