Common Marble

Celypha lacunana


Wingspan 16 - 18mm. This is another variable moth that needs close inspection to be sure of its identity.


Woodland edge, hedgerows and rough ground where the caterpillars feed on a range of herbaceous species.

Status and distribution

Common and widespread throughout Britain. Common in Nottinghamshire and at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

May to August.