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Blair's Shoulder-knot
Lithophane leautieri (Boursin, 1957)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2240 / 73.206
Photo © Alan Garner,  Blunham

Similar Bedfordshire Species: None
Forewing: 17-20mm
Flight: One generation Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Monterey Cypress, Lawson's Cypress, Leyland Cypress, Juniper
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Bedfordshire status
Common resident

Verification Grade Comment: Acceptable flight time in county: 15 September to 20 November - a photo will be required if reported outside these dates

Recorded in 17 (77%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1985.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/10/2023230TL04 - Bedford (South), Kempston
07/10/2023230TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
22/11/2022130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
20/11/2022130TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
12/11/2022130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
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