Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Immature stages

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Tawny Shears
Hadena perplexa

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2167 / 73.286

Bedfordshire status
Uncommon resident

Verification Grade Comment: Acceptable flight time in county: 10 May to 10 July - a photo will be required if reported outside these dates

Recorded in 15 (68%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1904.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/2023130TL13 - Shefford, Henlow, Shillington
19/05/2022130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
16/05/2022130TL15 - Great Barford, Eaton Socon
14/07/2021130TL13 - Shefford, Henlow, Shillington
16/06/2021130TL02 - Luton, Sundon, Toddington
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Campions, Nottingham Catchfly and Rock Sea-spurrey
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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