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Deltote uncula (Clerck, 1759)
Noctuidae: Eustrotiinae
2412 / 73.026
Photo © Tim Hodge,  Horsey Corner 15/07/2018

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 11-12mm.
Season: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses, sedges and rushes.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Unmistakable moth.
Flies by day when disturbed, and from dusk.
Fens, marshes, acid bogs and boggy heathland.

Recorded in 28 (41%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2018.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/2018227TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
15/07/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
18/06/2018327TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
16/06/2018+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
16/06/2018127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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