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Nycterosea obstipata

(Fabricius, 1794) 1720 / 70.047
=Orthonama obstipata

A rare immigrant in varying numbers.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 33 (24%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1867.
Last Recorded in 2017.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-14mm
Flight: Arrives April - November
Foodplant:   Various low-growing plants
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
28/10/20171VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
17/09/20171VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
13/06/20171VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
28/10/20161VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
04/10/20161VC36 - HerefordshireSO51

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