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Scoparia ancipitella
Northern Grey (La Harpe, 1855)
Crambidae: Scopariinae
1335 / 63.065

Similar Norfolk Species
Common Grey
Scoparia ambigualis
Base-lined Grey
Scoparia basistrigalis
Wingspan: 18-21mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   possibly mosses and lichens
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
No confirmed records.

Scarce species occurring mainly in the North West of England

Old unconfirmed record from Upton Fen area, possible miss-identification.

One of the difficult group of Scopariines, reference to the genitalia needed to confirm any records.

Verification Grade Comment: No confirmed Norfolk records.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 1961.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1961+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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