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Rustic Shoulder-knot
Apamea sordens

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2334 / 73.158

A common species found across the region.

Found in a range of grassland habitats, woodland rides and edges as well as in some gardens.

Overwinters as a larva and adults come to light and sugar.

Recorded in 89 (64%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
13/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSP07
04/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
01/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
01/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
29/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ93

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