Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Lesser-spotted Pinion
Cosmia affinis
White-spotted Pinion
Cosmia diffinis
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Lunar-spotted Pinion
Cosmia pyralina

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2319 / 73.217
Norfolk status
Resembles the Lesser-spotted Pinion but has generally broader forewings and paler hindwings.
Woodland, scrub, hedgerows and parks.

Recorded in 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Lesser-spotted and Lunar-spotted Pinion comparison - J Wheeler
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2020528TF91 - Dereham
07/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/07/2020128TF91 - Dereham
24/07/2020128TF91 - Dereham
22/07/2020127TM18 - Diss
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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorn, Apple, elms
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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