Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Tawny Shears
Hadena perplexa

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2167 / 73.286
Photo © Ian Marshall, 5 May 2011,  Rudston, VC61

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Yorkshire Status: Scarce and local resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely but thinly scattered and recorded from all five vice-counties. The larvae can be found on bladder campion.

2012 (CHF): Local in small numbers in calcareous areas. Occasional records in August are suggestive of a small second generation.

Recorded in 69 (35%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

< Marbled Coronet  |  Striped Wainscot >
Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Campions
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/06/2023162NZ61 - Guisborough
31/05/2023163SK59 - Maltby
30/05/2023163SK59 - Maltby
29/05/2023163SK59 - Maltby
22/05/2023162SE98 - Wykeham
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