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Deltote uncula (Clerck, 1759)
Noctuidae: Eustrotiinae
2412 / 73.026
Photo © Brian Jones,  13/7/2013, Sutton Fen

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 11-12mm.
Flight: 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 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
29/06/2019127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
29/06/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
24/06/2019827TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
25/05/2019127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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