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Slender Brindle
Apamea scolopacina

(Esper, 1788) 2335 / 73.160

A fairly common resident found across the region.

Chiefly a moth of woodland with grassy rides but also visits gardens.

Overwinters as a larva while adults come to light and sugar and may also visit flowers.

Recorded in 93 (66%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Woodland grasses
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
24/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
23/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
08/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
08/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
07/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75

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