Crambidae : Spilomelinae
ABH BF
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Evergestis extimalis
1357 Marbled Yellow Pearl
(Scopoli, 1763)63.058
Norfolk status
Scarce resident, primarily in the Brecks, and occasional migrant.
Dry chalky habitats.

C. Barrett [VCH 1901] "Pionea margaritalis, Fab. Recorded at Beachamwell
by Stephens and Curtis, but I
know of no recent captures here"

Recorded in 22 (32%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Wingspan: 25-31mm.
Season: June and July
Foodplant:   Cruciferae inc Perennial Wall-rocket, Charlock.
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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