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 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/2015+27TG50 - Yarmouth
22/08/2015127TG24 - Cromer
22/08/2015127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
20/08/2015127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
19/08/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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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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