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Mottled Rustic
Caradrina morpheus (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2387 / 73.092
Photo © John Marchant,  06/07/2014 - Winfarthing

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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Always shows a distinctly large and dark reniform stigma, and is fairly broad-winged.
Many habitats.
Widespread and common.

Recorded in 68 (92%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2021228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/08/2021127TG20 - Norwich
15/08/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
13/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
13/08/2021128TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
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