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Short-cloaked Moth
Nola cucullatella

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2077 / 74.003

Davey, P., 2009: A species occurring in England and Wales, the larva feeding on hawthorn (Crataegus spp.), blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), plum (Prunus spp.), apple (Malus spp.) and pear (Pyrus spp.). In Dorset, the moth is locally common in coastal localities where blackthorn thickets grow. Inland, the moth is local and at low density, and is chiefly associated with blackthorn and hawthorn scrub; it also occurs in town gardens and orchards where fruit trees have been planted.

Recorded in 35 (88%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1895.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 8-10mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Hawthorns, Blackthorn, Apple, Pear, Plum
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
11/09/201919SY67 Portland / Weymouth
16/07/201919SY67 Portland / Weymouth
16/07/201919SY67 Portland / Weymouth
14/07/201919SY67 Portland / Weymouth
13/07/201919ST61 Sherborne

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