Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Light Brocade
Lacanobia w-latinum

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2157 / 73.263

An uncommon species, mainly in the south.

Found on heathland and moorland but also open ground on calcareous soils.

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

Verification Grade Comment: Photo needed away from known sites.

Recorded in 42 (30%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 18-21mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
28/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
01/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
25/05/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
16/05/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
01/07/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSO73

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