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Blastobasis adustella
Dingy Dowd

Walsingham, 189441.002/873
=Blastobasis lignea
Norfolk status
Widespread and common adventitious species.
Variable species with some very dark specimens.

NOTE: It may be advantageous to retain any small dark looking Blastobasis since B. maroccanella was added to the British list in 2014.

variety of habitats inc Yew woodland, heath and gardens, predominantly in coastal areas.

Recorded in 55 (80%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1988.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/10/2016128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
15/09/2016227TG14 - Sheringham
10/09/2016+27TM08 - Banham/Lopham
09/09/2016128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
07/09/2016127TG14 - Sheringham
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Wingspan: 13-19mm
Season: July - September
Foodplant:   Vegetable matter
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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