Noctuidae : Cuculliinae
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Chamomile Shark
Cucullia chamomillae

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.053

Recorded from most parts of the region but local and uncommon. Breeds in a range of open situations including field margins.

Recorded in 33 (42%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Scentless Mayweed, chamomiles and Feverfew
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
09/05/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU77
07/05/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSP50
14/04/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ08
19/05/20211VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP83
09/05/20211VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU79

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