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Small Yellow Underwing
Panemeria tenebrata (Scopoli, 1763)
Noctuidae: Metoponiinae
2397 / 73.048
Photo © Matthew Casey,  06/05/2017 - costessey

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 8-10mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Common Mouse-ear and Field Mouse-ear.
Nat 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 38 (55%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/10/2019727TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
17/07/2019328TM09 - Attleborough
03/06/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
03/06/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
02/06/2019+27TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
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