Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Immature stages

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Marbled Coronet
Hadena confusa
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Varied Coronet
Hadena compta

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2170 / 73.282

Morley's Final Catalogue: Not listed. The first breeding record in the UK was in 1948, in Kent.

Recent Suffolk Status: First seen in Suffolk sometime between 1940 and 1960. Records increased from the 1960s onwards and now locally common in the county.

Life history: Single-brooded. Seen at light in small numbers. Larvae have been found in the county feeding on the seed heads of Sweet William in gardens.

Identification: Marbled coronet has an incomplete white band across the wing.

Habitat: Gardens, grasslands.

Recorded in 42 (72%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/07/2023126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
10/07/2023125TM59 - Lowestoft
06/07/2023125TG50 - Gorleston
01/07/2023225TM59 - Lowestoft
01/07/2023125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Sweet-William and Bladder Campion
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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