Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Straw Underwing
Thalpophila matura

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2303 / 73.109

Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
Open grassland, heathland, fens, open woodland and gardens.

Superficially similar to Flounced Rustic and Hedge Rustic, but has characteristic yellow straw-coloured hindwing.

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
03/10/2023128TF94Blakeney Point / Stiffkey
03/10/2023128TF94Blakeney Point / Stiffkey
01/10/2023128TF94Blakeney Point / Stiffkey
01/10/2023128TF94Blakeney Point / Stiffkey
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Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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