Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

Photo © Barry Pummell,  15/08/2009 North Tuddenham

Similar Norfolk Species: None
 
Old Lady
2300 Mormo maura
(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.107
Norfolk status
Unmistakable large-winged moth.
It hides by day in old buildings and sheds, and frequents damper areas, riverbanks, marshes, gardens, woodland, scrub and hedgerows.

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Recorded in 47 (68%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Forewing: 30-36mm.
Season: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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