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Grass Wave
Perconia strigillaria

(Hübner, 1787) 1970 / 70.295
Norfolk status
Uncertain, probably locally extinct.
Occupies moors and heaths, as well as open woodland. Well distributed and locally fairly frequent in Britain.

Barrett [VCH 1901] Aspilates strigillaria, Hb,
"Horning; scarce"

Verification Grade Comment: No modern-day records.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1965.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1965+27TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
1873 to 1913+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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Forewing: 15-20mm.
Season: May - July
Foodplant:   heathers and broom
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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