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Chamomile Shark
Cucullia chamomillae ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Cuculliinae
2214 / 73.053
Photo © Chris Pye

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Shark
Cucullia umbratica
Forewing: 19-23mm.
Season: One generation April-June.
Foodplant:   Scentless Mayweed, chamomiles and Feverfew.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Open grassland, other rough open grassy areas, most frequent on chalky soils.

Recorded in 43 (62%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/06/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
16/06/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
05/06/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
29/05/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
28/05/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
Further info: Cucullia chamomillae
 
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