Noctuidae : Oncocnemidinae
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Stilbia anomala

(Haworth, 1812) 2394 / 73.061

Recent Suffolk Status: Very rare.

Only one post-2000 record exists for this species when an adult was trapped near Thetford. Larvae were found on the Norfolk side of the Brecks in 2010; they feed on grasses such as Wavy-hair grass.

It is a fairly distinctive moth found mainly in the north and west of Britain but also locally in the south and east.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (10%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1915.
Last Recorded in 2014.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/08/2014126TL88 - Thetford
31/08/1999+26TL77 - Mildenhall
22/08/1969125TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich
13/08/1969225TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich
1969+25TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 13-17mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Wavy Hair-grass and Tufted Hair-grass
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2023. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023
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