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Scythropia crataegella
450 Hawthorn Moth
(Linnaeus, 1767)25.001
Norfolk status
Woodland, scrub, gardens, heathland and grassland.
After initially mining the leaves, larvae feed communally in a silken web spun on hawthorn.

Recorded in 21 (30%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/09/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
03/09/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
21/07/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
15/07/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
11/07/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 11-15mm
Season: June - July.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Blackthorn.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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