Crambidae : Spilomelinae
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Evergestis pallidata
1358 Chequered Straw
(Hufnagel, 1767)63.060
Norfolk status
Fairly common with scattered records.
Fens, woodland and heathland.

Easily disturbed by day, comes to light at night.

Recorded in 50 (72%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/08/2014127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
14/08/2014227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
12/08/2014127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
07/08/2014127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
06/08/2014128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
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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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