Noctuidae : Acronictinae
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Poplar Grey
Subacronicta megacephala

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2278 / 73.046
=Acronicta megacephala

Morley's Final Catalogue: In unfailing attendance on urban Lombardy-poplars in Sudbury, Ipswich, Southwold, Beccles and Gorleston; but seen in the country only at Playford (Greene, Ent. Wk. Intell. i, 1856, 164), and Hemley in 1903 (Wlr). No western observations.

Recent status:

Recorded in 53 (91%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1903.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/05/2020325TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
28/05/2020125TM57 - Southwold
28/05/2020125TM05 - Stowmarket/Needham Market
27/05/2020125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
26/05/2020125TM48 - Beccles/Brampton
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Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Poplars, Aspen and willows
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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