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Chamomile Shark
Cucullia chamomillae ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Cuculliinae
2214 / 73.053
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Forewing: 19-23mm.
Flight: One generation April-June.
Foodplant:   Scentless Mayweed, chamomiles and Feverfew.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Open grassland, other rough open grassy areas, most frequent on chalky soils.

Recorded in 47 (64%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/05/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
15/05/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/05/2022128TF52 - Terrington
09/05/2022128TF51 - Tilney/Wiggenhall
05/05/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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