Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Female to light, Halesowen, September 5th 2006.

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Feathered Gothic
Tholera decimalis

(Poda, 1761) 2178 / 73.253

An uncommon resident.

A species of open grassy places but also some parks and gardens.

Overwinters as an egg and adults come regularly to light.

Note could be confused with the Gothic but, if male, the feathered antennae should help to identify it.

Recorded in 95 (68%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-22mm
Flight: August - September
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
18/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO66
14/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO73
13/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
11/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
11/09/20193VC39 - StaffordshireSK04

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