Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Dusky Brocade
Apamea remissa

(Hübner, 1809) 2330 / 73.154

Morley's Final Catalogue: By no means uncommon, broadly distributed. Bentley Woods, Ipswich, Monks Soham, Needham to Tuddenham; Aldeburgh, Aldringham, Southwold to Gorleston.

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Single-brooded. Records from May to August in Suffolk.

Identification: Quite a variable species. See Crescent striped, White colon, Dark brocade, Light brocade and Pale-shouldered brocade, all of which are similar.

Habitat: Grasslands, gardens, hedgerows, open woods.

Recorded in 50 (86%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/2024225TM59 - Lowestoft
27/06/2024125TM59 - Lowestoft
26/06/2024225TM59 - Lowestoft
25/06/2024125TM59 - Lowestoft
25/06/2024125TM48 - Beccles/Brampton
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Forewing: 17-19mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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