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Crambus perlella
Satin Grass-moth (Scopoli, 1763)
Crambidae: Crambinae
1302 / 63.088
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  13/07/2020 - West Harling Heath

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Wingspan: 21-28 mm.
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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 66 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
08/07/2024128TM09Great Ellingham
06/07/2024127TG30Blofield / Lingwood
05/07/2024128TL99Rockland St Peter
05/07/2024128TM09Great Ellingham
05/07/2024+27TG41Filby
04/07/2024128TF92Great Ryburgh
04/07/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
04/07/2024227TG51Scratby
04/07/2024128TF63Heacham
04/07/2024228TF91Dereham
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