Prev Flights Rec Search
Platytes alpinella
Hook-tipped Grass-veneer (Hübner, 1813)
Crambidae: Crambinae
1325 / 63.112
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Blakeney Point 09/09/12

View all 25 photos >

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 44 (64%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
28/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
27/08/20192428TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
27/08/2019127TG33 - Bacton
26/08/20193728TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
Further info: Platytes alpinella
UK Moths
Mothdissection UK
Suffolk Moths
Hants Moths Norfolk Moths (Full)
Back Record Home
iMoths V10.0 © Jim Wheeler 2020