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Striped Wainscot
Mythimna pudorina ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2196 / 73.289
Photo © Garry Barlow

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

An rare resident of bogs and mosses in Shropshire.

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

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 9 (6%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1954.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
06/11/2022140SO48 - Craven Arms
06/07/2022240SO48 - Craven Arms
11/06/2022140SO48 - Craven Arms
03/08/2021240SO48 - Craven Arms
31/07/2021240SO48 - Craven Arms
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