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Amphipyra tragopoginis (Clerck, 1759)
Noctuidae: Amphipyrinae
2299 / 73.064
Photo © Matthew Casey,  25/07/2019 - Hethersett

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 16-18mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Plain-looking moth, with three dark dots on the forewing.
Many habitats including heathland, scrub, gardens, fens and woodland.
Widespread.

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/07/2021+28TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
05/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
02/07/2021+28TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
15/06/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
04/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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