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Wormwood
Cucullia absinthii (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Cuculliinae
2211 / 73.050
Photo © Andy Clements,  26/07/2013 - Great Bircham

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 23 (33%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2018.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/07/2018127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
24/07/2018127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
23/07/2018127TG14 - Sheringham
22/07/2018127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
21/07/2018127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
Further info: Cucullia absinthii
 
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