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Red Underwing
Catocala nupta
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Light Crimson Underwing
Catocala promissa

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2454 / 72.082
Norfolk status
Locally extinct.
Almost now confined only to large Oak woodland in the New Forest.

Record from Norwich 03/11/93 not valid. Specimen was dead, and is thought travelled to Norwich from the New Forest in someone's car!

Barrett [VCH 1901] Catocala promissa, Sch.
" Foxley, Foulsham, and once at Hethersett; an exceedingly local species"

BAP Priority Species

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1901.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1901127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
1873+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
1873+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Forewing: 26-32mm.
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak, possible Sessile Oak
Red List: NT (Near Threatened)
GB Rarity: Nationally Rare
Ex Status: Red Data Book
BAP: Priority Species
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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