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Cucullia asteris ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Cuculliinae
2217 / 73.055
Photo © Garry Barlow

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: 45 - 52mm
Flight: June / July
Foodplant:   Goldenrod
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Rare former resident of Herefordshire only. Possibly now extinct in the region.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (2%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 1969.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/1969136SO52 - Hoarwithy & Llangarron
1887+36SO56 - Kimbolton & Tenbury Wells
1887+36SO64 - Bishops Frome & Ashperton
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