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Shoulder-striped Wainscot
Leucania comma

(Linnaeus, 1761) 2205 / 73.301
=Mythimna comma

Norfolk status
Widespread.
Heathland, scrub, grassland, fens and open woodland.

One of the more strongly marked Wainscots with characteristic long, thick, black streak from base to centre of wing, white costal streak, and white finger-like veins.

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
14/07/2024+27TG41Filby
10/07/2024127TG42Eccles
09/07/2024+27TG42Hickling NNR / Potter Heigham
05/07/2024127TG42Eccles
05/07/2024128TF63Dersingham
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Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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