73.084 .... B&F 2293
Marbled Beauty Bryophila domestica (Hufnagel, 1766) .... Formerly known as Cryphia domestica
Status .....Usually much more common in urban areas where it is strongly attracted to lights, than in rural locations. The markings can vary between individual moths, as the acompanying photographs illustrate.
Photographed at Market Warsop July 2012
Marbled Beauty showing brown ground colour to the wings, photographed at Market Warsop August 2012
Photographed at Market Warsop July 2010
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP July 2009
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Marbled Beauty
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. David Hursthouse. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Wil Heeney. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). David Yates. Wil Heeney. Meg Skinner. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Martin Gray. NBGRC. Graham Birkett. Andy Ashley. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Steven Chick. Melanie Newman and Mike Hyatt. Cate and Brian Kennewell. Barry Lygo. Tom Shields. Phil Cadman. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock.

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Updated August 2021

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