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Hada plebeja (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2147 / 73.273
Photo © Matthew Casey,  25/05/2020 - hethersett

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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 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2020128TF64 - Hunstanton
28/07/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
28/07/2020228TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
22/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
17/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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