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Clouded Brindle
Apamea epomidion

(Haworth, 1809) 2327 / 73.155
Photo © Ian Marshall, 10 July 2010,  Flamborough, VC61

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Yorkshire Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Thinly scattered but recorded from all five vice-counties. This species is said to come readily to sugar in small numbers and occasionally to light (PQW pers. comm.).

2012 (CHF): Widespread across lowland areas of the county but in small numbers - 80% of records are of single moths. Numbers appear to have increased in recent years and the range has expanded a little. Spurn had its first record in 2011.

Recorded in 113 (57%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 17-20mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2022164SE24 - Bramhope / Otley
24/07/2022164SE24 - Bramhope / Otley
23/07/2022164SE24 - Bramhope / Otley
21/07/2022161SE92 - Swanland
21/07/2022161SE92 - Swanland
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