Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Dog's Tooth
Lacanobia suasa

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2159 / 73.266

An uncommon resident, mainly in the south.

A species mainly of damp habitats but does occur in some urban and suburban gardens.

Overwinters as a pupa and adults come to both light and sugar.

Note Similar to a number of species but the dark tooth-like mark in the centre of the wing which doesn't quite reach the third cross-line is distinctive.

Verification Grade Comment: Ideally take a photo.

Recorded in 41 (29%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-20mm
Flight: May - July and July - September
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
02/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
09/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
05/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
05/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
04/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55

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