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Chamomile Shark
Cucullia chamomillae ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Cuculliinae
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Photo © Garry Barlow,  Cley Next the Sea, Norfolk 090515

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Shark
Cucullia umbratica
Forewing: 19-23mm.
Flight: 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 45 (65%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/05/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
21/05/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
17/05/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/05/2020128TF52 - Terrington
16/05/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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