Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Photo © Neil Bowman,  Eccles 1997 - First Norfolk record.

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Cosmopolitan
Leucania loreyi

(Duponchel, 1827) 2208 / 73.304
=Mythimna loreyi

Norfolk status
Scarce Immigrant.
Pure white hindwings characteristic amongst similar species.

Records from Eccles (N. Bowman, 1997) Hainford (D. Hipperson, 2000) Hemsby (R. Irvine, 2017) Overstrand (G. Bond, 27/10/23)

Verification Grade Comment: Very rare.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1997.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
27/10/2023127TG24Overstrand
24/10/2017127TG51Newport
04/10/2000127TG21Hainford
04/09/1997127TG42Eccles
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Forewing: 16-17mm.
Flight: Two (Three) generations May-Nov. (most Sept-Oct)
Foodplant:   Grasses
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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