Crambidae : Crambinae
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Heacham 9/6/11

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Agriphila straminella
Pearl Veneer
Chrysoteuchia culmella
Garden Grass-veneer

(Linnaeus, 1758)63.080/1293
Norfolk status
Gardens, fens, grassland, woodland, heathland.
Diagnostic angled cross-lines and golden fringe to forewing.
Common and widespread, one of our commonest 'grass moths'.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 15.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/09/2015+28TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/09/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
06/09/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
03/09/2015128TF64 - Hunstanton
03/09/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Wingspan: c.20 mm.
Season: June and July
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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