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Obscure Wainscot
Leucania obsoleta

(Hübner, 1803) 73.302
=Mythimna obsoleta

Local in the region but recorded widely. Mainly in low lying areas including along the Thames. Inhabits wetlands.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 43 (55%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1979.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Common Reed
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
13/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
08/07/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU49
05/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP84
01/07/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSU67
29/06/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSP33

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