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Platytes alpinella
Hook-tipped Grass-veneer (Hübner, 1813)
Crambidae: Crambinae
1325 / 63.112
Photo © Dave Appleton,  19/07/2014 - Bintree Wood

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: c.20 mm
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Mosses.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Resident also occurs occasionally as a presumed migrant.
Sandy and shingle habitats.

Records from around the coast, but does turn up inland.

Recorded in 47 (64%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/09/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
03/09/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
02/09/2021427TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
26/08/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/08/2021427TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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