Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Silky Wainscot
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Flame Wainscot
Senta flammea

(Curtis, 1828) 2209 / 73.305
=Mythimna flammea

Norfolk status
Nationally Scarce, local resident species, well recorded in Norfolk in recent years.

Norfolk Broads and coastal reed-beds, fens and marshes, favouring open reed areas rather than dense reed-beds.

Occasional wanderer away from reed-beds, the shape of forewing is distinctive and should separate from all other Wainscots.

Recorded in 42 (57%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
30/05/2024227TG30Rockland Broad / Wheatfen
27/05/2024127TG42Eccles
25/05/2024127TG42Eccles
14/05/2024328TF74Titchwell
14/05/2024128TF74Titchwell
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Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Common Reed
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

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