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Marbled Beauty
Bryophila domestica (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Bryophilinae
2293 / 73.084
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  09/08/2021 - Hethersett

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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 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/06/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/06/2022128TF64 - Hunstanton
16/06/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
11/06/2022127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
10/06/2022228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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