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Ni Moth
Trichoplusia ni

(Hübner, 1803) 2432 / 73.003
Photo © Dave Williamson Trapped By Paul Simmons,  Kirk Smeaton, VC63

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Yorkshire Status: Very rare and very local migrant/wanderer.

National Status: Migrant

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This migrant species has now been recorded twice in the County. The first was at Spurn (VC61) on 17.7.1982 by B. R. Spence. The second was at Selby (VC64) on 16.9.1982 by S. M. Jackson.

Beaumont, 2002:

VC61. Spurn, 22.8.1996 (BRS).

2012 (CHF): The fourth county record was at Spurn in 2006 and there were three further records in 2011, two at Spurn and one inland at Kirk Smeaton.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (3%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1982.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

< Dark Spectacle  |  Golden Twin-spot >
Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: Recorded all year. Mainly May - October
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants including Sea Rocket, marigolds and hawkweeds others
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/08/2022163SK49 - Rotherham
13/08/2022163SK49 - Rotherham
25/06/2017163SE22 - Dewsbury
29/09/2011163SE51 - Askern
09/07/2011161TA41 - Kilnsea / Spurn Head
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