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Griposia aprilina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2247 / 73.224
Photo © Ian Barber,  06/10/2023 Bedford

Similar Bedfordshire Species: None
Forewing: 18-23mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Oct.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak and Sessile Oak.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Bedfordshire status
Common resident

Verification Grade Comment: Acceptable flight time in county: 10 September to 20 November - a photo will be required if reported outside these dates

Recorded in 19 (86%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1904.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/10/2023130TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
08/10/2023130TL04 - Bedford (South), Kempston
07/10/2023130TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
18/11/2022130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
13/11/2022130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
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