Noctuidae : Bryophilinae
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Marbled Beauty
Bryophila domestica

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2293 / 73.084
=Cryphia domestica

General comments:
Widespread and common resident.

Lichens growing on house roofs are the favoured larval foodplant (perhaps reflecting a montane phase in their evolutionary history?). This might explain the genuine scarcity of reports from the north-east?

Recorded in 36 (88%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/09/2023121TQ28 - Hendon / Hampstead / Camden
15/09/2023121TQ28 - Hendon / Hampstead / Camden
13/09/2023121TQ28 - Hendon / Hampstead / Camden
12/09/2023121TQ28 - Hendon / Hampstead / Camden
11/09/2023121TQ28 - Hendon / Hampstead / Camden
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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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