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Hada plebeja (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2147 / 73.273
Photo © Dave Jones,  13/05/2018 - Stoke Holy Cross

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Diagnostic open scissors or shears shape marking on forewing.
Comes to light and sugar, feeds at flowers.
Widespread.

Recorded in 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/05/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
26/05/2020227TG20 - Norwich
26/05/2020127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
26/05/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
26/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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