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Small Yellow Underwing
Panemeria tenebrata (Scopoli, 1763)
Noctuidae: Metoponiinae
2397 / 73.048
Photo © Matthew Casey,  20/05/2022 - Hethersett

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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 42 (57%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/07/2022127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
30/05/2022427TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/05/2022228TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
22/05/2022327TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
22/05/2022327TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
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