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Dusky Sallow
Eremobia ochroleuca ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2352 / 73.120
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  11/07/2020 - Peddars Way/Forestry Ride

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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Grassland, fens, open woodland, scrub, heathland and gardens.

Comes to light at night, also can be seen by day at rest on flowers (especially knapweeds) or actively feeding in hot weather.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2020127TM18 - Diss
18/08/2020+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
16/08/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
13/08/2020127TM18 - Diss
12/08/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
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