Crambidae : Pyraustinae
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Sitochroa palealis
Sulphur Pearl

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)63.014/1370
Norfolk status
Resident and migrant.
Grassland habitats.

Barret [ VCH 1901] "Spilodes palealis, Sch. In the year 1875 this species was obtained at Croxton, Thetfard, Booton, and Barton Bendish, confirming the records of Curtis, Stephens and Wood of its presence in the county ; so far asi I know none have been observed since ; and the species has become very scarce in the British Isles"

Recorded in 24 (35%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1875.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/2016128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
25/07/2016128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
21/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
18/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/08/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 26-32 mm.
Season: June and July.
Foodplant:   Wild carrot.
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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