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Small Yellow Underwing
Panemeria tenebrata (Scopoli, 1763)
Noctuidae: Metoponiinae
2397 / 73.048
Photo © Dave Appleton,  25/05/2018 - North Elmham Cathedral Meadows (east side)

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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 40 (58%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/05/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
21/05/2020227TM09 - Attleborough
20/05/2020128TL69 - Southery/Hilgay
20/05/2020128TL69 - Southery/Hilgay
19/05/2020227TM09 - Attleborough
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