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Dusky Brocade
Apamea remissa

(Hübner, 1809) 2330 / 73.154

A fairly common resident.

Found in a range of grassy habitats including parks and gardens.

Overwinters as a larva and adults are attracted to light.

Note form obscura which is more brown and with inconspicuous markings can be mistaken for the Confused but that species has a scale tuft near base of the trailing edge. The wing of Dusky Brocade is also broader and with a more curved leading edge and only one dark band beneath.

Recorded in 106 (76%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-19mm
Flight: June - July
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
30/08/20223VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
21/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
14/08/20222VC40 - ShropshireSO58
14/08/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO58
13/08/20223VC40 - ShropshireSO39

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