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Pearly Underwing
Peridroma saucia

(Hübner, 1808) 73.307/2119
Norfolk status
Regular immigrant.
Quite variable.
English name from the semi-translucent hindwing, giving the appearance of a pearly sheen.

Recorded in 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/11/2018128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
25/10/2018128TF91 - Dereham
17/10/2018127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
08/10/2018128TF91 - Dereham
03/10/2018128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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Forewing: 19-23mm.
Season: Recorded all months (most Sept-Oct)
Foodplant:   Low growing plants, Dandelion etc
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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