Noctuidae : Bryophilinae

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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Marbled Green
Nyctobrya muralis
Marbled Beauty
2293 Bryophila domestica
(Hufnagel, 1766) 73.084
=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 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/02/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/02/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
11/02/2015327TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
10/02/2015227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
06/12/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Forewing: 12-14mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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