Crambidae : Crambinae
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Catoptria pinella
Pearl Grass-veneer

(Linnaeus, 1758)63.099/1313
Norfolk status
Grassland, heathland, woodland, gardens, fens.
Fairly common especially on heathland.

Recorded in 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2016+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
17/08/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
12/08/2016228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
11/08/2016328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
05/08/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 18-24 mm.
Season: July and August
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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