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Large Nutmeg
Apamea anceps

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.157

Widespread and common across the region, in a range of open grassy places including arable field margins, and especially numerous on calcareous soils.

Recorded in 69 (88%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU56
09/07/2022+VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP90
09/07/20222VC23 - OxfordshireSP51
03/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
02/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP84

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