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Oak Nycteoline
Nycteola revayana

(Scopoli, 1772) 2423 / 74.009

A common resident.

A species of broadleaved woodland and parkland but also visits gardens.

Overwinters as an adult among dead leaves or epicormic growth on oaks.

Note a very variable species that is easily mistaken for a tortix moth but note the prominent palps that project forwards.

Recorded in 78 (56%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1860.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 11-13mm
Flight: March - August and mid-August - mid-October
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak and Sessile Oak
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
21/10/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
15/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
14/09/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
24/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO73
22/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75

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