Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Broom Moth
Ceramica pisi

(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.271/2163
=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 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/07/2019228TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
17/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
01/08/2018+27TG33 - Bacton
24/07/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/07/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Forewing: 16-20mm.
Season: late May to July
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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