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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 20 (29%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2013.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/09/2013128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
04/09/2013127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
26/08/2013128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
06/08/2013127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/07/2013128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
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Wingspan: 11-15mm
Season: June - July.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Blackthorn.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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