Noctuidae : Bryophilinae
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Marbled Beauty
Bryophila domestica

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2293 / 73.084
=Cryphia domestica

A common species found across the region.

Frequent in urban areas where associated with old buildings, gravestone,but also open country with walls and rocks.

Overwinters as a small larva and adults come readily to light and are often found on walls beneath outside lights. Can sometimes be found visiting flowers in the daytime.

Recorded in 106 (76%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-14mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
15/09/20193VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
11/09/20193VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
11/09/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
10/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
10/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74

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