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Double Lobed
Lateroligia ophiogramma

(Esper, 1793) 2336 / 73.168
=Apamea ophiogramma

Morley's Final Catalogue: Not very rare, often mixed with the next kind. Ipswich (Ml), not uncommon at shop lights (Mly, Pyett, Baylis: teste Bloomfield); Needham district (H. Lingwood); Aldeburgh (Wrt); Beccles (Crf); and recently at Gorleston (D).

Recent Suffolk Status: Local, mainly in wetland habitats.

Life history: Single-brooded.

Identification: The patterning on this species makes it unmistakeable.

Habitat: Fens, reedbeds, carr woodland, marshland and gardens.

Recorded in 42 (72%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/2023126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
11/08/2023126TL88 - Thetford
01/08/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
27/07/2023126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
27/07/2023126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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