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Blastobasis lacticolella
874 London Dowd
Rebel, 194041.003
Norfolk status
Very variable in degree of markings, with unmarked examples common.
Accidentally introduced to Britain around 1946, now established and expanding its range. How it reached Britain (native in Madeira) a mystery!

Recorded in 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/12/2014128TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
28/11/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/11/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
20/11/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
11/11/2014227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 13-22m
Season: Two gens May-Aug. Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Variety of vegetable matter.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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