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Catoptria pinella
Pearl Grass-veneer (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crambidae: Crambinae
1313 / 63.099
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  28/07/2012 - Stow Bardolph

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 18-24 mm.
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Grassland, heathland, woodland, gardens, fens.
Fairly common especially on heathland.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/2020+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/08/2020+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
20/08/2020428TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/08/2020127TM19 - Flordon/Long Stratton
18/08/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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