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Small Yellow Underwing
Panemeria tenebrata (Scopoli, 1763)
Noctuidae: Metoponiinae
2397 / 73.048
Photo © Sue Pennell,  25/05/2019 - Ride 164 off A1064 opposite memorial

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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: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former 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 41 (55%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/05/2022127TM09 - Attleborough
14/05/2022127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
30/04/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
13/06/2021227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/06/2021427TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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