Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Varied Coronet
Hadena compta
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Marbled Coronet
Hadena confusa

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2171 / 73.283

Morley's Final Catalogue: Still quite rare. First discovered in Suffolk at Bramford, where two occurred in May 1898 (Platten); and the same year three flew to light at Oulton Broad (Bedwell, Ent. Rec. 1898, 25). Later it has turned up only at Kessingland in 1903 (EMM. 1904, 80); Gorleston where one flew at dusk in June 1932 (Mr); and several at Covehithe to light in 1936 (Gd). Recently common at sugared posts on west Suffolk boundary (Hawley, 1937).

Recent Suffolk Status: Very rare. Not seen every year in the county. Mainly found in west Suffolk VC26.

Life history: Single-brooded.

Identification: Varied coronet is quite similar but has a complete white band across the wing.

Habitat: Calcareous grassland.

Recorded in 24 (41%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1898.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/06/2024126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
27/06/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
12/06/2023126TM07 - Thelnetham/Redgrave
09/07/2022125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
21/06/2022126TL76 - Kentford/Dalham
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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation May-July. (Aug)
Foodplant:   Campions, Rock Sea-spurrey others
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024
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