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Clouded-bordered Brindle
Apamea crenata (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2326 / 73.156
Photo © Chris Knott,  Great Ellingham

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Clouded Brindle
Apamea epomidion
Forewing: 18-22mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Variable, with two distinct colour forms. Frequent brownish or melanic variant, (f. combusta).
Grassland, fens, woodland, heathland, scrub and gardens.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/02/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
26/08/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
10/08/2019127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
03/08/2019427TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
29/07/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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