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Dog's Tooth
Lacanobia suasa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2159 / 73.266
Photo © Garry Barlow,  Cley, Norfolk. 260517

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Forewing: 15-20mm.
Flight: Two generations May-July. July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Red List: LC (Least Concern)
Ex Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Local, well recorded at coastal areas.
Diagnostic dark "tooth" mark in centre of forewing.
Salt marshes, coastal grassland, also found inland.

Recorded in 49 (66%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/08/2021128TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
20/08/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
19/08/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
18/08/2021128TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
14/08/2021127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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