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Crescent
Helotropha leucostigma

(Hübner, 1808) 2368 / 73.119
=Celaena leucostigma

Norfolk status
Local.
Well recorded in the Norfolk Broads.
This species has several different forms, from the well-marked variation, f. fibrosa, which is frequently recorded, to a very dark unmarked form, except for light kidney mark, f. leucostigma, as well as several intermediate forms.
Fens, marshes, riversides, margins of lakes and ditches.

Recorded in 60 (81%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
16/09/2023127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
13/09/2023127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
12/09/2023227TG10Cringleford (UEA)
11/09/2023127TG10Bowthorpe / Earlham
10/09/2023227TG42Eccles
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Yellow Iris, Great Fen-sedge
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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