Pyralidae : Galleriinae
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Hypsopygia costalis
Gold Triangle

(Fabricius, 1775)62.075/1413
Norfolk status
Common and widespread.
Two distinct different resting postures.

(=Gold Fringe)

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/07/2015+28TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
03/10/2014128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
29/09/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
28/09/2014127TG33 - Bacton
26/09/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 16-23 mm.
Season: July and August.
Foodplant:   Dry vegetable matter, such as haystacks and thatch.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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