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Marbled Green
Bryopsis muralis (Forster, 1771)
Noctuidae: Bryophilinae
2295 / 73.085
Photo © Sally Rix,  Shipdham 13/08/2021

Similar Norfolk Species
Tree-lichen Beauty
Cryphia algae
Marbled Beauty
Bryophila domestica
Forewing: 12-15mm
Flight: July - Aug.
Foodplant:   lichens
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare in Norfolk.
Often confused with the commonly found Marbled Beauty.
Occurring mainly on the coasts of southern England and south Wales, usually at coastal rocky areas, open areas on chalky soils.
Many forms have been described.

Please retain specimen/photo for confirmation.

(Note 2021 genus name change to Bryopsis)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 17 (23%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/08/2021127TG50 - Yarmouth
14/08/2021127TG50 - Yarmouth
13/08/2021128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
26/07/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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