Noctuidae : Cuculliinae
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Water Betony
Cucullia scrophulariae

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2220 / 73.056
=Shargacucullia scrophulariae
Norfolk status
Rare immigrant.
Two authenticated British records in 1945 and 1994 in Dorset.
Many 19th century records of this species are now known to be erroneous. (genitalia determination required)

Barrett [VCH 1901] Cucullia scrophulariae, Sch. "Excessively rare, but a few specimens have been reared by Dr. F. D. Wheeler from larva found at Bramerton, and by the Rev. H. Williams from some found near Croxton, upon Verbascum"

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1873.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1873 to 1913+27TG20 - Norwich
1873 to 1913+28TL88 - Thetford
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Forewing: 18-22mm.
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Figworts and Mulleins
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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