Crambidae : Pyraustinae
ABH BF
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  17/06/2014 - West Harling Heath

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Sitochroa verticalis
1371 Lesser Pearl
(Linnaeus, 1758)63.015
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 29 (42%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1899.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/09/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/09/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/08/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
23/07/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/07/2014128TL79 - 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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