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Small Yellow Underwing
Panemeria tenebrata (Scopoli, 1763)
Noctuidae: Metoponiinae
2397 / 73.048
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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 8-10mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Common Mouse-ear and Field Mouse-ear.
Red List: LC (Least Concern)
Ex Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
A day-flying species which prefers sunny weather, this diminutive species frequents meadows, grassy downland and other open areas.

Recorded in 40 (54%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/06/2021427TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
02/06/2021627TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
02/06/2021727TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
02/06/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
31/05/2021227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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