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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Chrysoteuchia culmella
Garden Grass-veneer
Agriphila straminella
Pearl Veneer

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)63.093/1304
Norfolk status
Grassland, gardens, woodland, heathland and fens.
Common and widespread.
One of the plainer looking 'grass moths'.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1928.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/09/2015127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
07/09/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
01/09/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/08/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
31/08/2015227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 16-19 mm.
Season: July and August
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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