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Antler Moth
Cerapteryx graminis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2176 / 73.254
Photo © Dave Appleton,  20/07/2015 - North Elmham

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 12-17mm.
Season: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Grasses, sedges and rushes.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Heathland, grassland, fens and scrub and other open areas.

Comes to light at night and occasionally seen flying by day.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
29/08/2019228TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
28/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
27/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
27/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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