Crambidae : Crambinae
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Platytes alpinella
Hook-tipped Grass-veneer

(Hübner, 1813)63.112/1325
Norfolk status
Resident also occurs occasionally as a presumed migrant.
Sandy and shingle habitats.

Records from around the coast, but does turn up inland.

Recorded in 37 (54%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/2016127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
18/08/2016328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
06/08/2016127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
05/08/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
04/08/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: c.20 mm
Season: July and August
Foodplant:   Mosses.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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