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Broom Moth
Ceramica pisi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2163 / 73.271
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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 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
28/06/2020128TL88 - Thetford
03/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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