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Light Brocade
Lacanobia w-latinum (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2157 / 73.263
Photo © Melissa Banthorpe,  Lower Stondon May 2009

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Forewing: 18-21mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

Bedfordshire status
Common resident

Verification Grade Comment: Acceptable flight time in county: 10 May to 30 June - a photo will be required if reported outside these dates

Recorded in 17 (77%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1934.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/06/2023230TL13 - Shefford, Henlow, Shillington
16/06/2023130TL13 - Shefford, Henlow, Shillington
15/06/2023130TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
15/06/2023130TL13 - Shefford, Henlow, Shillington
14/06/2023230TL04 - Bedford (South), Kempston
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