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Immature stages

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Common Wainscot
Mythimna pallens
Southern Wainscot
Mythimna straminea
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Smoky Wainscot
Mythimna impura

(Hübner, 1808) 2198 / 73.293

Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
Grassland, scrub, fens, heathland, open woodland and gardens.

Smoky grey hindwing separates this species from similar Wainscots including Common Wainscot.

Recorded in 69 (93%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
30/09/2023327TG33Ridlington
21/09/2023127TG42Eccles
16/09/2023128TF74Holme NNR
15/09/2023228TF74Holme NNR
15/09/2023128TF64Hunstanton
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Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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