Crambidae : Pyraustinae
ABH BF
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Ostrinia nubilalis
European Corn Borer

(Hübner, 1796)63.028/1375
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 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1976.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/09/2016127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
25/08/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
05/08/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
04/08/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
02/08/2016127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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Wingspan: 26-30 mm.
Season: June and July
Foodplant:   Mugwort.
Nat Status: Local / Migrant
 Immature Adult
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