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Axylia putris (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2098 / 73.328
Photo © Dave Appleton,  22/06/2012 - Bawdeswell

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Many low growing plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Common and widespread.
Found throughout Norfolk, looks like a piece of wood or bark when resting. The adults fly mainly in June and July.

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/09/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
21/09/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
15/09/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
14/09/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
03/09/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
Further info: Axylia putris
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