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Knot Grass
Acronicta rumicis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Acronictinae
2289 / 73.045
Photo © Dave Appleton,  14/08/2015 - North Elmham

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Forewing: 16-20mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Variable species, some examples of which can resemble other Acronicta species.
Various open habitats; grassland, heathland, fens, scrub, gardens and open woodland.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/10/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
05/10/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
01/10/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
19/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/09/2020227TG20 - Norwich
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