Appendix A: (Noctuidae / Condicinae)
73.0771 [B&F: 2390] African (Condica capensis) (Guenée, 1852)


Very rare immigrant (less than 10 previous UK records) from Africa, appearing on the south coast, the first British specimen was taken at Bodinnick, Cornwall on 3 May 1958, a time of much migrant activity, with no further records to date. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 28-36 mm. Larva feeds on various herbaceous plants; no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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