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Mythimna albipuncta ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2194 / 73.297
Photo © Mark Marshall,  9th October, 2015

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Mythimna ferrago
Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: May - November (mostly July-September)
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

A rare migrant. Darker and smaller than the Clay and white dot more rounded and purer white.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 25 (18%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
29/10/2022139SJ93 - Downs Banks/Stone
29/10/2022137SP05 - The Lenches
28/10/2022137SO74 - Colwall & Malvern Hills AONB
27/10/2022137SP18 - Birmingham-Hall Green
26/10/2022139SJ93 - Downs Banks/Stone
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