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Tawny Pinion
Lithophane semibrunnea (Haworth, 1809)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2235 / 73.200
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  02/04/2014 - Stow Bardolph

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Pale Pinion
Lithophane socia
Forewing: 16-20mm.
Flight: One generation Oct-May. (hibernating)
Foodplant:   Ash.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Open broad-leaved woodland, parks, gardens and marshy places.
Hibernates over the winter.

The black pre-tornal streak separates Tawny Pinion from Pale Pinion.

Recorded in 41 (55%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1960.
Last Recorded in 2024.

Latest 10 Records
30/03/2024128TF41West Walton
14/03/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
18/11/2023127TG20Norwich (Earlham)
18/05/2023128TF92Great Ryburgh
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