Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Broom Moth
Ceramica pisi

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2163 / 73.271
=Melanchra pisi
Norfolk status
Local.
Very variable species, with the ground colour varying between greyish brown to a dark chestnut colour.
Open habitats including heathland, grassland and scrub.

Recorded in 57 (77%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/06/2022227TG20 - Norwich
17/07/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
08/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
03/07/2021+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
16/06/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: 16-20mm.
Flight: late May to July
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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