Noctuidae : Bryophilinae

Photo © Tim Hodge,  20/08/2015 - Horsey Corner

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Tree-lichen Beauty
Cryphia algae

(Fabricius, 1775) 73.082/2292
Norfolk status
Migrant species with only three recorded in the UK up until 1991. Subsequent records mainly from the south coast.
Increased records in the past few years could indicate a possible resident population?

First Norfolk record July 2008 at Weybourne (M. Preston, 26/07/08).
First VC28 record at Holme NOA in 2013 (S. Barker, 13/08/13).
Third Norfolk record at Swanton Morley (J. & A. Stroud, 18/08/13).

Several records from across Norfolk in 2014 and 2015

Recorded in 12 (17%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2008.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/2015227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
21/08/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
21/08/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
20/08/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
14/08/2015127TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
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Forewing: 10-13mm
Season: July - September
Foodplant:   Lichens
Nat Status: Immigrant
 Immature Adult
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