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Spotted Sulphur
Acontia trabealis (Scopoli, 1763)
Noctuidae: Acontiinae
2414 / 73.029
Photo © Graham Wenman

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 10-11mm.
Flight: One generation May-July. (Aug)
Foodplant:   Field Bindweed.
Nat Status: Extinct
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Presumed extinct.
Recorded at various Breck sites from 1847 until 1930, after which it became progressively scarce.
Last reported in Suffolk June 1960.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (9%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 1950.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/01/1950 to 31/12/1951+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
July 1947128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
1940128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
1940128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
July 1932128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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