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Clouded-bordered Brindle
Apamea crenata (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2326 / 73.156
Photo © Patrick Clement,  To MV light, Halesowen. May 31st 2016.

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Clouded Brindle
Apamea epomidion
Forewing: 18-22mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

A common resident found across the region.

A species of gardens, grasslands, moorland and woodland edge.

Overwinters as a larva. Adults are attracted to light and sugar and also visit flowers.

Recorded in 114 (81%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
29/07/2020139SJ82 - Eccleshall/Gnosall
29/07/2020136SO32 - Compton Park
24/07/2020137SO86 - Droitwich Spa
23/07/2020136SO74 - Colwall & Malvern Hills AONB
12/07/2020136SO32 - Compton Park
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