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Beautiful Brocade
Lacanobia contigua ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
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Light Brocade
Lacanobia w-latinum
Pale-shouldered Brocade
Lacanobia thalassina
Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Woody plants.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Status
Scarce.
Heathland, moorland, woodland.

Very few Norfolk records, and validity is uncertain with some records as possible confusion with Light Brocade. Please photo for verification!

Confirmed specimens taken at Eccles in 2021 and 2023 (N. Bowman)

[MBGBI vol 9]

Verification Grade Comment: Must be photographed for confirmation.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 8 (11%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
18/06/2023127TG42Eccles
02/07/2021127TG42Eccles
15/06/2016128TF63Dersingham
20/06/2015+28TL98East Wretham Heath
02/07/2013128TF62Sandringham
28/06/2013128TF62Sandringham
25/06/2008128TF62Dersingham Bog
10/06/2008128TF62Dersingham Bog
15/08/2004+28TF71Narborough Railway NNR
June 1995+28TF90Watton
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