Crambidae : Crambinae
ABH BF
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Platytes alpinella
1325 Hook-tipped Grass-veneer
(Hübner, 1813)63.112
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 32 (46%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/08/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
19/08/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/08/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
13/08/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
11/08/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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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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