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Cabbage Moth
Mamestra brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2154 / 73.274
Photo © Matthew Casey,  12/05/2017 - costessey

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White Colon
Sideridis turbida
Dark Brocade
Mniotype adusta
Forewing: 14-22mm.
Flight: Two (Three) generations May-Oct.
Foodplant:   Brassicas, Cabbages etc.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Many habitats.
Widespread and common.
Two or three overlapping generations.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/05/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
02/05/2021128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
11/10/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
28/09/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
28/09/2020127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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