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Cabbage Moth
Mamestra brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2154 / 73.274
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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 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/07/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
04/07/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
04/07/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
04/07/2020128TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
04/07/2020127TG20 - Norwich
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