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Short-cloaked Moth
Nola cucullatella

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2077 / 74.003

Morley's Final Catalogue: Abundant everywhere, from Tuddenham to Bentley Woods; Belton (Mr); common in Gorleston, larvae at Frostenden (D).

Recent Suffolk status: Fairly common though not usually seen in numbers.

Life history: Flies in the summer with a partial second brood later in the year which is becoming more regular in recent years.

Identification: Unmistakeable.

Habitats: Scrub, woodland, woodland rides, gardens.

Recorded in 50 (86%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/09/2023325TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
04/09/2023125TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
11/08/2023125TM45 - Aldeburgh/Orford
09/08/2023125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
31/07/2023226TL97 - Hopton/Ixworth
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Forewing: 8-10mm
Flight: One generation June-July. (partial 2nd gen in Autumn)
Foodplant:   Hawthorns, Blackthorn, Apple, Pear, Plum
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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