Noctuidae : Bryophilinae
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Marbled Beauty
Bryophila domestica
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Marbled Green
Bryopsis muralis

(Forster, 1771) 2295 / 73.085
=Nyctobrya muralis
=Cryphia muralis

A rare and local resident.

A species of towns and open country on calcareous soils and where stone walls are present.

Overwinters as a small larva and adults come to light and to sugar.

Note it is often mistaken for darker forms of Marbled Beauty but the wings are broader and less tapered and the inner central cross-line is incomplete and fails to meet the trailing edge of the wing.

(Note 2021 genus name change to Bryopsis)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (4%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1982.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-15mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   lichens
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
16/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
24/07/20211VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
22/07/20211VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
31/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ60
31/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ60

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