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Old Lady
Mormo maura

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2300 / 73.107

Norfolk status
Unmistakable large-winged moth.
It hides by day in old buildings and sheds, and frequents damper areas, riverbanks, marshes, gardens, woodland, scrub and hedgerows.

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Recorded in 61 (82%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
30/09/2023127TG33Ridlington
24/09/2023127TG11Costessey
17/09/2023128TF63Heacham
17/09/2023127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
17/09/2023127TG14Felbrigg / Runton
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Forewing: 30-36mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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