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Antler Moth
Cerapteryx graminis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2176 / 73.254
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  05/08/2019 - Pedders Way

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 12-17mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Grasses, sedges and rushes.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Heathland, grassland, fens and scrub and other open areas.

Comes to light at night and occasionally seen flying by day.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/09/2020328TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
11/09/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
08/09/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
07/09/2020+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
06/09/2020128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
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