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Flame Wainscot
Senta flammea (Curtis, 1828)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2209 / 73.305
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Boughton Fen 07/05/11

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Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Common Reed.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Scarce and local resident species.
Norfolk Broads and coastal reed-beds.
Fens and marshes, open reed areas rathern than dense reed-beds. Occasional wanderer.

Recorded in 41 (59%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2020327TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
15/07/2020127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
03/07/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
26/06/2020527TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
15/06/2020+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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