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Ingrailed Clay
Diarsia mendica (Fabricius, 1775)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2120 / 73.333
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Forewing: 13-17mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Highly variable species.
Heathland, woodland, fens, scrub, hedgerows and grassland.
Widespread.

Recorded in 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1922.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2021127TM28 - Harleston
13/08/2021128TF80 - Swaffham
14/07/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
12/07/2021+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
11/07/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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