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Crescent Striped
Apamea oblonga (Haworth, 1809)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2325 / 73.161
Photo © Marc Botham,  Holme, Norfolk Aug 2020

Similar Upper Thames Species: None
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Only two specimens recorded in the region. Mainly found in saltmarshes and other damp coastal habitats, and unlikely to be resident in the region.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1991.
Last Recorded in 1991.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
10/08/1991124SU88 - Marlow, Maidenhead
07/08/1991224SU88 - Marlow, Maidenhead
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