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Gem
Nycterosea obstipata

(Fabricius, 1794) 1720 / 70.047
=Orthonama obstipata

Norfolk status
Immigrant.

Widespread records from across Norfolk.

The species is sexually dimorphic.
Male: Orange brown forewing with narrow dark central cross-band.
Female: Deep rosewood-brown colour with a small black, white ringed central dot.

Recorded in 46 (62%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
18/05/2024128TF63Snettisham
30/10/2023127TG42Eccles
30/10/2023127TG50Great Yarmouth
29/10/2023127TG42Eccles
28/10/2023127TG41Filby
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Forewing: 12-14mm.
Flight: Arrive April-Nov.
Foodplant:   Various low-growing plants
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

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