Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Saltern Ear
Amphipoea fucosa

(Tutt, 1888) 2358 / 73.126

A probable migrant with one record in 2013 and another in 2022.

Verification Grade Comment: Genitalia determination essential

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 2 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2013.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
30/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
14/08/20131VC37 - WorcestershireSO66

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