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Mottled Rustic
Caradrina morpheus (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2387 / 73.092
Photo © Francis Farrow,  13/06/2020 - Sheringham Common

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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 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/10/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
22/09/2020128TF91 - Dereham
22/09/2020127TG20 - Norwich
21/09/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
15/09/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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