Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

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Dark Brocade
2250 Mniotype adusta
(Esper, 1790) 73.238
=Blepharita adusta
Norfolk status
Local.
Quite similar to several related species.
Heathland, chalky downland and fenland.
Identified by the shape of its reniform stigmata, which usually show a triple-toothed appearance on the outer edge.

Comparative detail

Recorded in 54 (78%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/08/2014128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
07/07/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
June 2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
29/05/2014128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
26/05/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Forewing: 18-21mm.
Season: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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