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Pretty Marbled
Deltote deceptoria (Scopoli, 1763)
Noctuidae: Eustrotiinae
2411 / 73.025
Photo © Antony Wren,  13/6/20 - Westleton Heath, Suffolk

Similar Suffolk Species
Marbled White Spot
Deltote pygarga
Forewing: 12-13mm.
Flight: One generation April-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Morley's Final Catalogue: Not recorded in the county during Morley's time.

Recent Status:The sole county record of this very rare immigrant to Britain was taken at LED light on the edge of Westleton Heath on the night of 13 June 2020 (P. Follett and A. Wren). This capture represents just the 21st individual recorded in the UK.

Identification: Compare with Marbled White Spot.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2020.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/2020125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
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