Crambidae : Crambinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Agriphila tristella
Common Grass-veneer
Agriphila selasella
Pale-streak Grass-veneer

(Hübner, 1813)63.092/1303
Norfolk status
Grassland, marshes and fens.
Characteristic whitish longitudinal streak spliting into two fingers, with dark edging to one side.

Recorded in 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1881.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2015227TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
22/08/2015828TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
22/08/2015327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
21/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/08/2015227TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
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Wingspan: c.26 mm.
Season: July and August.
Foodplant:   Grasses, including Common Saltmarsh-grass.
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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