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2333 Large Nutmeg, Apamea anceps ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Status and ecology:

Resident. In danger of extinction in both vice-counties. The moth usually occurs singly, occasionally sparingly at mv light, in a wide range of habitats. Distinctly episodic in appearance. Missing from most of central Sussex, and in decline. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to mid July, occasionally from late May or to late July. The larval foodplants have not been determined in Sussex but unidentified grasses serve in other counties, (Pratt, 2011)

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Ringmer, 25 v 2011 Photo: John Luck

Apamea anceps ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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