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Vine's Rustic
Hoplodrina ambigua ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2384 / 73.099
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: 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 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/2020828TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
09/08/2020128TF64 - Hunstanton
09/08/2020428TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
09/08/2020128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
09/08/2020228TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
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