Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Photo © Martin Cade,  Portland Bird Observatory - 29 Jun 2006

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Varied Coronet
Hadena compta
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Marbled Coronet
Hadena confusa

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2171 / 73.283

Davey, P., 2009: A widespread but sparsely distributed species in Britain, the larva feeding on the ripening seed capsules of bladder campion (Silene vulgaris) and sea campion (Silene uniflora). In Dorset, the moth always was rare. Any colonies that may have existed have long become extinct: Powerstock, (Dale), Sherborne, (Dale), Glanvilles Wootton, on 25 May 1815 (Dale), Portland, (Dale, N Richardson); Gussage St Michael, in 1877 (JHW), Cranborne, occasionally (F Fisher). The low density of... Read More

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Recorded in 7 (18%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1934.
Last Recorded in 2011.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-16mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Campions, Rock Sea-spurrey others
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
14/06/201119SY58 Abbotsbury
02/06/201119SY58 Abbotsbury
18/06/200719ST90 Spetisbury
30/06/200619SY67 Portland / Weymouth
10/06/200419SY66 Portland Bill

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