Crambidae : Glaphyriinae
ABH BF
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Evergestis pallidata
Chequered Straw

(Hufnagel, 1767)63.060/1358
Norfolk status
Fairly common with scattered records.
Fens, woodland and heathland.

Easily disturbed by day, comes to light at night.

Recorded in 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2015.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/08/2015127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
08/08/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
06/08/2015327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
04/08/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
04/08/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 24-29 mm.
Season: June and August
Foodplant:   Brassicacae, in particular winter-cress.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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