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Grey Shoulder-knot
Lithophane ornitopus (Dadd, 1911)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2237 / 73.202
Photo © Keith Langdon,  27/10/2022 - Norwich - Winter Road

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Rustic Shoulder-knot
Apamea sordens
Blair's Shoulder-knot
Lithophane leautieri
Forewing: 17-19mm
Flight: September - May (hibernating)
Foodplant:   Oak
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Broad-leaved woodland and parkland.

The bold, black, antler-like mark at base of the forewing is characteristic.

The most likely confusion species is Blair's Shoulder-knot.

Recorded in 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2024.

Latest 10 Records
09/04/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
07/04/2024128TL99Rockland St Peter
05/04/2024128TF92Great Ryburgh
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