Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.154 [B&F: 2330] Dusky Brocade (Apamea remissa) (Hübner, [1809])

 

Notes: Common in damp meadows, calcareous grassland, gardens, hedgerows and open woodland throughout the British Isles, a species of conservation concern under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. Widespread and still moderately common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 36-42 mm. Very variable, with several forms, some of which could be confused with a number of other species, including Dark Brocade Blepharita adusta and Light Brocade Lacanobia w-latinum. Larva feeds on flowers and seeds of various grasses, including Reed Canary-grass and Common Couch.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.17857723
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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 227
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Phenology - Larval Records

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