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Photo © J Wheeler,  Hunstanton 21/06/1953 Elgood Collection Wisbech Fenland Museum (displayed with the kind permission of Wisbech Fenland Museum 2010)

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Spotted Clover Moth
Protoschinia scutosa

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2405 / 73.071
=Schinia scutosa

Norfolk status
Rare Immigrant.
Seven recorded from Norfolk in 1953, not seen since.

Two taken at Cromer Lighthouse in 1875 and 1876 and Attleborough in 1880. [South, 1908]

Specimen from Hunstanton (1953) in the Elgood collection at the Wisbech and Fenland Museum.
Specimen from Cockley Cley (1953) in the BMNH.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (8%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1875.
Last Recorded in 1953.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
21/06/1953128TF64Old Hunstanton
16/06/1953128TF64Old Hunstanton
15/06/1953128TF70Cockley Cley
12/06/1953128TF70Cockley Cley
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Forewing: 15-16mm.
Flight: May-Sept.
Foodplant:   Field Wormwood and goosefoots
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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