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Striped Lychnis
Cucullia lychnitis Rambur, 1833
Noctuidae: Cuculliinae
2219 / 73.057
Photo © Martin Harvey

Similar Norfolk Species
Cucullia verbasci
Water Betony
Cucullia scrophulariae
Forewing: 18-21mm.
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Dark Mullein and White Mullein
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Locally extinct.
Now occurring only in a few scattered localities in the south of England.

Barrett [VCH 1901] Cucullia lychnitis, Ramb.
"Found by Dr. W. M. Crowfoot at Aldeby ; rare"

BAP Priority Species

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1873.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1873 to 1913+27TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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