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Eupsilia transversa (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2256 / 73.210
Photo © Kevan Brett,  03/10/2022 - Ormesby St. Margaret

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Similar Species: None
Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-April.
Foodplant:   Omnivorous. Broadleaved trees and shrubs - Moth larvae.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Status
Widespread.
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 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2024.

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
11/04/2024127TG42Eccles
11/04/2024128TF62Knights Hill / Roydon Common
08/04/2024128TF63Snettisham
05/04/2024227TG14Felbrigg / Runton
05/04/2024128TF74Brancaster
05/04/2024128TF92Stibbard
03/04/2024127TG42Eccles
02/04/2024128TF74Titchwell
31/03/2024227TG33Ridlington
23/03/2024128TF63Snettisham
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