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Beaded Chestnut
Agrochola lychnidis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2267 / 73.186
Photo © Matthew Casey,  18/10/2020 - Hethersett

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Lunar Underwing
Omphaloscelis lunosa
Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, heathland, grassland and gardens .
Diagonal dash near leading edge of forewing diagnostic.
Overwinters as an egg.

Recorded in 66 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/10/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
18/10/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
18/10/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
17/10/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
17/10/2021228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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