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Marbled Beauty
Bryophila domestica (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Bryophilinae
2293 / 73.084
Photo © Dave Appleton,  14/07/2015 - North Elmham

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Marbled Green
Bryopsis muralis
Forewing: 12-14mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB 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 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/09/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
19/09/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/09/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
12/09/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
12/09/2021127TG20 - Norwich
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