Crambidae : Pyraustinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Sitochroa verticalis
Lesser Pearl
 
Ostrinia nubilalis
1375 European Corn Borer
(Hübner, 1796)63.028
Norfolk status
Resident and migrant.
Males are darker and usually slightly smaller than the females.

A rare migrant before the 1930's, this species then began to colonise the area around London and the south-east, and has spread to several other areas since.

Recorded in 32 (46%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1976.
Last Recorded in 2013.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/08/2013128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/08/2013127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
26/07/2013228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
26/07/2013127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
25/07/2013128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Wingspan: 26-30 mm.
Season: June and July
Foodplant:   Mugwort.
Nat Status: Local / Migrant
 Immature Adult
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