Noctuidae : Acronictinae
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Photo © Neil Sherman,  Found on Tayberry. Purdis Farm, Ipswich. September 2014.

Immature stages

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Poplar Grey
Subacronicta megacephala
Craniophora ligustri
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Knot Grass
Acronicta rumicis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2289 / 73.045

Morley's Final Catalogue: Of quite frequent occurrence from Brantham to Beccles, and Aldeburgh to Brandon.

Recent status: Fairly common and widespread.

Identification Compare with Poplar Grey.

Recorded in 50 (86%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/05/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
11/05/2021126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
09/05/2021126TL94 - Lavenham/Boxford
15/09/2020125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
15/09/2020125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
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Forewing: 16-20mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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