Crambidae : Glaphyriinae
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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 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/2016327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
26/08/2015227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
25/08/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
20/08/2015+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
17/08/2015127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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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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