Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Obscure Wainscot
Leucania obsoleta

(Hübner, 1803) 2204 / 73.302
=Mythimna obsoleta

Bedfordshire status
Rare resident

Verification Grade Comment: Acceptable flight time in county: 1 June to 15 July - a photo will be required if reported outside these dates

Recorded in 9 (41%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2009.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/06/2023130TL04 - Bedford (South), Kempston
25/07/2022230TL04 - Bedford (South), Kempston
25/07/2022230SP93 - Woburn
10/07/2022130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
07/07/2022130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Common Reed
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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