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Frosted Orange
Gortyna flavago ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2364 / 73.121
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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants. Thistles, burdocks and Foxglove.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Fens, grassland, scrub, coastal areas.
Widespread.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/10/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/10/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
13/10/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
11/10/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/10/2020+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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