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Dusky Brocade
Apamea remissa

(Hübner, 1809) 2330 / 73.154

Davey, P., 2009: A species with a wide distribution in Britain, the larva feeding on various grasses. In Dorset, the moth is widespread and ranges from locally common on unimproved grassland on clay and chalky soils, to frequent on grassland and pasture on sandy soil. The moth is at low density away from grassland. The following moths trapped from mid-August are likely to indicate a second generation: West Bexington, on 19 August 1996 (R Eden), Gillingham, 10 August 2003 (G Hopkins), Ashington,... Read More

Recorded in 35 (88%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-19mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
29/08/201919SY68 Weymouth / Martinstown
16/08/2019+9SY98 Wareham
07/08/201919SY68 Weymouth / Martinstown
03/08/201919SY88 Wool / Lulworth
01/08/201919SZ08 Studland / Sandbanks

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