Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Brindled Green
Dryobotodes eremita
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Sombre Brocade
Dryobotodes tenebrosa

(Esper, 1789) 2248b / 73.227
=Dichonioxa tenebrosa

Davey, P., 2009: A species confined to the Mediterranean region plus the whole of Iberia, and, since 2006, recorded on a number of occasions on Guernsey, the larva feeding on holm oak (Quercus ilex).

The only UK mainland record is from Dorset: Durlston, at MV light on 12 October 2008 (P Davey). There is scope for this species to become resident in localities currently occupied by the Oak Rustic, if indeed it has not already done so, as they both feed on holm oak and both share the same... Read More

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Recorded in 6 (15%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2008.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16mm
Flight: October-November
Foodplant:   Holm Oak
GB Status: Immigrant
Former Status: Recent colonist/migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
05/10/201969SY58 Abbotsbury
04/10/201959SY58 Abbotsbury
04/10/2019+9SZ07 Swanage
02/10/2019+9SZ07 Swanage
01/10/201919SZ07 Swanage

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