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Ni Moth
Trichoplusia ni (Hübner, 1803)
Noctuidae: Plusiinae
2432 / 73.003
Photo © Tristan Bantock

Similar Norfolk Species
Silver Y
Autographa gamma
Forewing: 15-17mm.
Flight: Recorded all year. Mainly May-Oct.
Foodplant:   Sea Rocket, marigolds, Hawkweed, others.
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare immigrant.
Resembles the more frequent Silver Y but has more ornately-marked, light brown forewing with the central mark usually, but not always, broken into two.
(see photo comparison)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2015.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/09/2015127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
02/09/2015127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
21/08/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
09/08/2015127TM18 - Diss
11/07/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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