Noctuidae : Bryophilinae

Photo © Brian Jones,  22/07/2012 - Gorleston

Similar Norfolk Species
Tree-lichen Beauty
Cryphia algae
Marbled Beauty
Bryophila domestica
Marbled Green
Nyctobrya muralis

(Forster, 1771) 73.085/2295
=Cryphia muralis
Norfolk status
Rare in Norfolk.
Often confused with the commonly found Marbled Beauty.
Occurring mainly on the coasts of southern England and south Wales, usually at coastal rocky areas, open areas on chalky soils.
Many forms have been described.

Please retain specimen/photo for confirmation.

Recorded in 12 (17%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
September 2015127TG33 - Bacton
28/08/2014128TF64 - Hunstanton
03/08/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
27/07/2014127TG24 - Cromer
25/07/2014127TG24 - Cromer
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Forewing: 12-15mm
Season: July - Aug.
Foodplant:   lichens
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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