Noctuidae : Oncocnemidinae
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Stilbia anomala

(Haworth, 1812) 2394 / 73.061

An uncommon and local resident.

A species of moorland and heathland.

Overwinters as a larva. Males fly from dusk and come readily to light; the females less so.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 17 (12%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-17mm
Flight: August - September
Foodplant:   Wavy Hair-grass and Tufted Hair-grass
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSK11
26/08/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO38
08/08/2022+VC36 - HerefordshireSO23
17/09/20211VC40 - ShropshireSO39
15/08/20211VC40 - ShropshireSO28

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