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Crambus perlella
Satin Grass-veneer (Scopoli, 1763)
Crambidae: Crambinae
1302 / 63.088
Photo © Peter Tilley

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 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/09/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
30/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
28/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
27/08/2019228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
26/08/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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