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Dog's Tooth
Lacanobia suasa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2159 / 73.266
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  06/08/2014 - Stow Bardolph

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

Recorded in 50 (68%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
02/07/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
25/06/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
25/06/2024128TF74Titchwell NNR
23/06/2024128TF64Hunstanton
16/06/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
13/06/2024128TF74Titchwell NNR
11/06/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
07/06/2024128TF63Heacham
05/06/2024128TF63Snettisham
02/06/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
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