Noctuidae : Cuculliinae
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Mullein
Cucullia verbasci

(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.058/2221
=Shargacucullia verbasci
Norfolk status
The mullein moth can be found in gardens and open ground. This moth has one brood a year, adults fly in April to May with occasional late records.
The much more prominent, brightly coloured caterpillars with black and yellow spotted markings, can be found feeding on mulleins from May to July.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2019+28TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
20/06/20193027TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/06/2019128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
17/06/2019127TG20 - Norwich
17/06/2019128TF52 - Terrington
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 19-24mm.
Season: One generation April-May.
Foodplant:   Mullians, figworts and buddleias
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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