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Old Lady
Mormo maura

(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.107/2300
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 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/09/2018228TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
18/09/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
17/09/2018227TG20 - Norwich
16/09/2018128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
13/09/2018227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Forewing: 30-36mm.
Season: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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