Noctuidae : Bryophilinae

Photo © Dave Appleton,  18/07/2014 - Bawdeswell

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Marbled Green
Nyctobrya muralis
Marbled Beauty
Bryophila domestica

(Hufnagel, 1766) 73.084/2293
=Cryphia domestica
Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
The larvae feed on lichens, especially rock-growing species.
Adults show a good example of protective camouflage.

Recorded in 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/10/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
28/09/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
27/09/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
26/09/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/09/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Forewing: 12-14mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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