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Dark Brocade
Mniotype adusta (Esper, 1790)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2250 / 73.238
Photo © Paul Bryant,  Woolpit, Suffolk

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Forewing: 18-21mm.
Flight: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

A species that is in decline in the county so evidence now required for records.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 38 (66%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2019126TL76 - Kentford/Dalham
07/08/2018125TG50 - Gorleston
15/06/2018+25TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
06/06/2016126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
03/07/2014126TL86 - Bury St Edmunds
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