Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Dark Brocade
Mniotype adusta
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Lacanobia thalassina
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Dusky Brocade
Apamea remissa

(Hübner, 1809) 2330 / 73.154

Norfolk status
Widespread, variable moth.
Grassland, open woodland, fens, vegetated shingle and scrub.
Two main forms of this species occur regularly. f. obscura resembles a number of other species. The typical form is more well-marked but similar to Pale-shouldered Brocade (Lacanobia thalassina)

Comparative detail

Recorded in 66 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
23/08/2023428TF71West Bilney
16/08/2023228TF82West Raynham
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Forewing: 17-19mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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