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Broom Moth
Ceramica pisi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2163 / 73.271
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  25/07/2015 - Emily's Wood

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Forewing: 16-20mm.
Flight: late May to July
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Very variable species, with the ground colour varying between greyish brown to a dark chestnut colour.
Open habitats including heathland, grassland and scrub.

Recorded in 57 (77%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
08/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
16/06/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
07/11/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
24/07/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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