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Delicate
Mythimna vitellina

(Hübner, 1808) 2195 / 73.295

A rare migrant in fluctuating numbers, largely in the south.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 19 (14%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1903.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-14mm
Flight: April to November (mostly August - October)
Foodplant:   Grasses
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
22/10/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
09/08/20211VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
07/11/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
10/09/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
08/09/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO74

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