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Turnip Moth
Agrotis segetum
Dark Sword-grass
Agrotis ipsilon
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Pearly Underwing
Peridroma saucia

(Hübner, 1808) 2119 / 73.307

An uncommon immigrant that could turn up anywhere.

Note has a white dot at the base of the wing which helps to distinguish it fro Turnip and Dark Sword-grass.

Recorded in 59 (42%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 19-23mm
Flight: Recorded all months (most September - October)
Foodplant:   Low growing plants, Dandelion etc
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
16/10/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
14/11/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
08/11/20182VC36 - HerefordshireSO32
07/11/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO32
15/10/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSP06

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