Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Photo © Martin Cade,  Portland Bird Observatory - 2 Jul 2010

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Bright-line Brown-eye
Lacanobia oleracea
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Splendid Brocade
Lacanobia splendens

(Hübner, [1808]) 2160a / 73.268

Davey, P., 2009: A southern European species, found locally in France where it frequents woodland edges, the larva feeding on bittersweet (Solanum dulcamara), burdocks (Arctium spp.), prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola) and convolvulus (Convolvuli spp.). The species was first recorded on the Channel Islands in early July 2001 and for the first time in mainland Britain on 14 June 2003 in Kent. Ten more moths appeared across southern-most counties of England over the... Read More

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Recorded in 11 (28%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2003.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-18mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants (on the Continent)
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
06/07/201919SY66 Portland Bill
03/07/201719SY67 Portland / Weymouth
01/07/201719SY49 Bridport
21/07/2016+9SY88 Wool / Lulworth
19/07/201519SY67 Portland / Weymouth

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