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Broom Moth
Ceramica pisi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2163 / 73.271
Photo © Brian Jones,  Druidston Pembrokeshire, 5/6/2011

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Forewing: 16-20mm.
Flight: late May to July
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Very variable species, with the ground colour varying between greyish brown to a dark chestnut colour.
Open habitats including heathland, grassland and scrub.

Recorded in 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
18/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
18/07/2020128TL88 - Thetford
13/07/2020328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
12/07/2020228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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