Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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White Colon
Sideridis turbida

(Hübner, 1813) 2152 / 73.275
=Sideridis albicolon

Norfolk status
Local.
Nationally Scarce on dry, sandy habitats, this moth is mostly found around the coast.
Fairly well recorded at Norfolk coastal sites, although appears to be in decline in recent years.

Characteristic pair of vertically opposed small whitish dots (resembling a white colon) on the distal margin of the dorsal half of the stigma.

Recorded in 27 (36%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
11/07/2023128TF74Titchwell NNR
23/06/2023128TF63Heacham
14/06/2023128TF74Holme NNR
04/06/2023128TF63Heacham
22/05/2023128TF63Snettisham
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Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Sea Rocket, Common Restharrow, Sea Sandwort, others
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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