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Wormwood
Cucullia absinthii (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Cuculliinae
2211 / 73.050
Photo © S Samways Kim Tarsey,  Marshland Fen

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Wormwood.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Various habitats - wherever the foodplant occurs including fens and coastal vegetated shingle.

Recorded in 28 (38%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2021128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
23/07/2021127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
21/07/2021+28TF80 - Swaffham
20/07/2021128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
19/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
Further info: Cucullia absinthii
 
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