Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Immature stages

Similar Suffolk Species
Beautiful Brocade
Lacanobia contigua
Pale-shouldered Brocade
Lacanobia thalassina
Dusky Brocade
Apamea remissa
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Light Brocade
Lacanobia w-latinum

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2157 / 73.263

Morley's Final Catalogue: Generally distributed everywhere: recorded from Bentley, Belstead, Wherstead, Ipswich, Rushmere (T. N. Waller), Foxhall (D), Hemley and Waldringfield (A. P. Waller), Aldeburgh. Monks Soham, Finburgh, West Stow, Tuddenham, Downham, Brandon; and Bungay.

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Single-brooded. Can come to light in numbers.

Identification: This species is more clearly marked than similar ones. Beautiful brocade is smaller, less clearly marked and has a white diagonal band. Pale-shouldered brocade is more brownish. Dusky brocade lacks the hairy eyes.

Habitat: Heathland, grassland, gardens.

Recorded in 50 (86%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/06/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
16/06/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
11/06/2024125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
09/06/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
07/06/2024125TM57 - Southwold
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Forewing: 18-21mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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