Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

Photo © Tony Bellars,  02/09/2013 - 24 bevis way kings lynn pe303ag

Similar Norfolk Species: None
 
Old Lady
Mormo maura

(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.107/2300
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 48 (70%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/01/2015127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
13/09/2014128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
12/09/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
12/09/2014127TG20 - Norwich
09/09/2014128TF64 - Hunstanton
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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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