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Dusky Brocade
Apamea remissa
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Nutmeg
Anarta trifolii

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2145 / 73.255
=Discestra trifolii

An uncommon to fairly common resident.

A species of disturbed areas, brownfield sites, gardens etc where the foodplants grow.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults come to light and to sugar.

Note similar to Dusky Brocade but the kidney mark is characteristically part-filled with dark grey.

Recorded in 78 (56%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1912.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-18mm
Flight: April - June and August - September
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants Goosefoots, oraches
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
14/09/20221VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
11/09/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
11/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
05/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO52
04/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO52

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