Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Crescent
Helotropha leucostigma

(Hübner, 1808) 2368 / 73.119
=Celaena leucostigma
Norfolk status
In addition to the typical form there is a well-marked variation, f. fibrosa, which is just as frequent, as well as several intermediate forms.
Fens, marshes, riversides, margins of lakes and ditches.
Well recorded on Norfolk Broads.

Recorded in 59 (80%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/09/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
10/09/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
10/09/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
08/09/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
07/09/2021227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Yellow Iris, Great Fen-sedge
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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