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Blastobasis lacticolella
London Dowd

Rebel, 194041.003/874
=Blastobasis decolorella
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 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/11/2015127TM18 - Diss
06/11/2015327TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
05/11/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
03/11/2015+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
18/10/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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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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