Noctuidae : Dilobinae
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Figure of Eight
Diloba caeruleocephala

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2020 / 73.033

Verification Grade Comment: Declining species

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 18 (31%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/09/2019126TL77 - Mildenhall
29/10/2014125TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
2005+26TL86 - Bury St Edmunds
1999+25TM15 - Helmingham/Claydon
14/10/1995+26TL94 - Lavenham/Boxford
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 15-19mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorns, Plum, Cherry, Crab Apple
Red List: Endangered (EN)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
     
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