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Bright Wave
Idaea ochrata

(Prout, 1913) 1696 / 70.003
Norfolk status
Very rare migrant to Norfolk.

Thought to be resident in parts of Kent, Suffolk and Essex.

Recorded near Yarmouth in July 2004, and at Eccles in June 2020.

Possibility that there is an undetected population in Norfolk?

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
13/07/2004127TG50 - Yarmouth
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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Thought to feed on sandhill plants found at coastal locations
Nat Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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