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Dusky Brocade
Apamea remissa
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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 71 (51%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1912.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-18mm
Flight: April - June and August - September
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants Goosefoots, oraches
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
29/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
25/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK22
24/08/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO73
04/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
29/07/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ93

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