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Antler Moth
Cerapteryx graminis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2176 / 73.254
Photo © Justin Lansdell,  Norwich 24/06/09

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

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/09/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
21/09/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
19/09/2019228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
18/09/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
07/09/2019328TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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