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Crambus uliginosellus
Marsh Grass-moth Zeller, 1850
Crambidae: Crambinae
1297 / 63.083
Photo © Rob Lee,  Upton Fen, June 2008

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White-banded Grass-moth
Crambus pascuella
Bog Grass-moth
Crambus silvella
Wingspan: 18-23 mm.
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Sedges or grasses
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Status
Very local.
Wet Bogs.
Records from Burgh Common. Upton Fen. Sutton Broad, Catfield & Holt Lowes.

Several records in recent years.

Very similar to C. pascuella, note the very broad white (median longitudinal) streak which reaches to, and follows the edge of the forewing (costa) for half the wing length before diverging.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 20 (27%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1876.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
13/06/2024228TF62Dersingham Bog
26/07/2023127TG12Buxton Heath
26/07/2023127TG24Overstrand
15/07/2023127TG24Overstrand
07/07/2023928TF62Dersingham Bog
29/06/2023327TG32Irstead / Catfield
24/06/2023+28TF62Sandringham
20/06/2023227TG32Irstead / Catfield
09/06/2023628TF62Dersingham Bog
14/07/2022327TG12Buxton Heath
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