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 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1976.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/09/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
25/07/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
19/07/2014228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
18/07/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/07/2014227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 26-30 mm.
Season: June and July
Foodplant:   Mugwort.
Nat Status: Local / Migrant
 Immature Adult
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