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Antler Moth
Cerapteryx graminis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2176 / 73.254
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Holme NWT 3rd August

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 12-17mm.
Flight: 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 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/09/2021328TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
10/09/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
08/09/2021128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
01/09/2021428TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
31/08/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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