2234 Ash Shoulder-knot (Scotochrosta pulla) ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) - (Noctuidae / Cuculliinae)

 

Notes: Occurrence in the British Isles unconfirmed, this central European species is included on the British list on the basis of a single example, said to have been captured at Woodside, near Epping, Essex, in 1817. Most likely a specimen obtained fraudulently by the notorious dealer in rarities, Mr Plastead, so this record is highly dubious. Wingspan 48-52 mm. Larva feeds on herbaceous plants and various grasses, no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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