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Cabbage Moth
Mamestra brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2154 / 73.274
Photo © Michael Lawrence,  Trimingham. Norfolk. 22/04/2019

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Dark Brocade
Mniotype adusta
Forewing: 14-22mm.
Flight: Two (Three) generations May-Oct.
Foodplant:   Brassicas, Cabbages etc.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Many habitats.
Widespread and common.
Two or three overlapping generations.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
21/09/2020128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
21/09/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
19/09/2020127TG24 - Cromer
16/09/2020127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
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