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Burnet Companion
Euclidia glyphica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Erebinae
2463 / 72.083
Photo © Sue Pennell,  18/06/2017 - Drymere Forest

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Clovers, Bird's-foot-trefoil, Black Medick and Lucerne other vetches and trefoils.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Mainly Breckland found species.
Day-flying moth, English name from the fact that it is often found in company with Burnet moths!
Meadows, woodland rides, embankments, grassland, usually on chalky soils

Recorded in 29 (42%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/06/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
14/06/2021128TL88 - Thetford
12/06/2021328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
10/06/2021128TL69 - Southery/Hilgay
06/06/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
Further info: Euclidia glyphica
 
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