Noctuidae : Bryophilinae
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Marbled Green
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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 107 (76%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-14mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
14/09/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
13/09/20202VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
13/09/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
08/09/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO44
04/09/20202VC37 - WorcestershireSO77

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