Main: (Noctuidae / Cuculliinae)
73.058 [B&F: 2221] Mullein (Cucullia verbasci) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Common in calcareous grassland, woodland clearings, woodland rides, scrub, roadside verges, shingle beaches, parks and gardens throughout much of England and Wales, mostly in the south. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight well-distributed, partly as a result of the differing ecology of the two main food-plants. Wingspan 44-56 mm. The main confusion species are Striped Lychnis S. lychnitis and Water Betony S. scrophulariae. The larva is found on various species of mullein (Verbascum), in particular Great Mullein, but it also uses Buddleia in gardens.

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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