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White-point
Mythimna albipuncta
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Clay
Mythimna ferrago

(Fabricius, 1787) 2193 / 73.298

Morley's Final Catalogue: Referring also to Brown-line bright-eye: Of frequent occurrence throughout the County, from Bentley to Gorleston.

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Single-brooded.

Identification: Most like the White-point and easily confused. Note the black area of scales on the underside of the male moths is present on both species so cannot be used as a feature for identity. The main feature is the kidney mark, which is pure white and round on White-point. White-point is also slightly smaller.

Habitat: Various grassy habitats including gardens.

Recorded in 55 (95%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1939.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/07/2024125TM14 - Ipswich
01/07/2024226TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
29/06/2024326TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
29/06/2024126TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
28/06/2024126TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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