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Hada plebeja (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2147 / 73.273
Photo © Dave Evans,  01/07/2015 - Wells Woods (Pinewoods)

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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 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/06/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/06/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
15/06/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
15/06/2021127TG20 - Norwich
15/06/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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