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Eupsilia transversa (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2256 / 73.210
Photo © John Stroud,  20/10/2020 - Snettisham

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-April.
Foodplant:   Omnivorous. Broadleaved trees and shrubs - Moth larvae.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, heathland and gardens.
Named after the small 'satellites' either side of the stigma. Marks vary in colour from white to orange and can be obscure, especially in worn individuals.
Overwinters as an adult.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/03/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
28/02/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
25/02/2021227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/02/2021128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
24/02/2021227TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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