Noctuidae : Plusiinae
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Dewick's Plusia
Macdunnoughia confusa

(Stephens, 1850) 2436 / 73.010

Formerly considered a rare migrant, with a single record in 2019, recent use of the Ni Moth pheromone has resulted in a number of new records; some suggesting possible breeding.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 9 (6%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2019.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-17mm
Flight: May, July - October
Foodplant:   Common Nettle other plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Not Assessed / Immigrant
Former Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
02/10/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ94
15/09/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
29/08/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
03/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ94
01/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82

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