Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Immature stages

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Double Kidney
Ipimorpha retusa
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Olive
Ipimorpha subtusa

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2312 / 73.213

Morley's Final Catalogue: Rather thinly scattered over the County at Bentley, Brantham, Ipswich street-lamps in August (Baylis), Waldringfield, Playford, Brandeston, Needham and Stowmarket to Thetford. Henham at dusk in August 1924 (Mr).

Recent Suffolk Status: Local.

Life history: Single-brooded.

Identification: Double kidney is smaller, darker and has a strongly hooked forewing tip.

Habitat: Woodland, Poplar plantations, river valleys.

Recorded in 44 (76%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1924.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/2024125TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
24/06/2024125TM59 - Lowestoft
16/08/2023126TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
11/08/2023226TM04 - Hadleigh
27/07/2023+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Aspen, poplars
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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