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Crambus perlella
Satin Grass-veneer (Scopoli, 1763)
Crambidae: Crambinae
1302 / 63.088
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Similar Norfolk Species

Wingspan: 21-28 mm.
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Grassland, gardens, woodland, heathland and fens.
Typical form is creamy white with a slight silken lustre. There is also a differently-marked form, f. warringtonellus, which has heavy streaking.
Fairly common and widespread.

Recorded in 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/2020228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
02/08/2020+27TM18 - Diss
01/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
01/08/2020128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
01/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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