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Pediasia aridella
Saltmarsh Grass-veneer (Thunberg, 1788)
Crambidae: Crambinae
1324 / 63.110
Photo © Peter Tilley

Similar Norfolk Species
Barred Grass-veneer
Agriphila inquinatella
Waste Grass-veneer
Pediasia contaminella
Wingspan: c. 23mm.
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Common saltmarsh grass.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Scarce, Brecks and coastal sites.
Inhabits the drier edges of saltmarshes.
Recorded from Holme Dunes & Titchwell.

Recorded in 14 (19%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
12/08/2020328TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
11/08/2020228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
10/08/2020228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
07/08/2020+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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