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Marbled Beauty
Bryophila domestica (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Bryophilinae
2293 / 73.084
Photo © Angela Arkell,  10/07/2013 - mousehold

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Marbled Green
Nyctobrya muralis
Forewing: 12-14mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widespread and common.
The larvae feed on lichens, especially rock-growing species.
Adults show a good example of protective camouflage.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2021328TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
30/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
29/07/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
29/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
28/07/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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