Crambidae : Pyraustinae
ABH BF
Photo © Lee Gregory,  02/07/2014 - Thetford.

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Sitochroa verticalis
Lesser Pearl

(Linnaeus, 1758)63.015/1371
Norfolk status
Localised primarily to the Brecks.

Easily disturbed by day from amongst clover and other rough pasture. Comes to light at night, and is known to migrate.

Recorded in 31 (45%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1899.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/07/2016228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
25/07/2016128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
23/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
22/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: c. 32 mm.
Season: June and July.
Foodplant:   Various plants inc. Creeping thistle, Broom and Goosefoot.
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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