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Mythimna ferrago

(Fabricius, 1787) 2193 / 73.298

A common resident across the region.

Found in a wide ranger of open habitats including gardens and open woodland.

Overwinters as a small larva and adults come readily to light.

Note often mistaken for the rarer White-point. In Clay the white mark on the kidney mark is small to almost absent and tear-shaped or ellipitical. On White-point it is much more obvious and almost round.

Recorded in 118 (84%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-18mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
19/08/20221VC40 - ShropshireSJ33 -
14/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
09/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
09/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
08/08/20222VC37 - WorcestershireSP18

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