Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

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

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 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
08/09/2014127TG20 - Norwich
07/09/2014228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
05/09/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
04/09/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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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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