Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Clay
Mythimna ferrago
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White-point
Mythimna albipuncta

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2194 / 73.297

Norfolk status
Immigrant and recent resident.
Coastal habitats, heathland, fens, woodland, scrub and gardens.
Round pure white mark on forewing characteristic.

Since 2000 this species has established itself as resident in Norfolk, with only 4 records in 2000, twenty years later we recorded over 2000, and it continues to increase with nearly 4000 in 2021!

Recorded in 66 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
19/06/2024127TG11Costessey
18/06/2024127TG42Eccles
18/06/2024128TF63Heacham
17/06/2024127TM18New Buckenham
17/06/2024128TF92Great Ryburgh
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: May-Nov (mostly July-Sept)
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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