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Evergestis limbata
Dark Bordered Pearl (Linnaeus, 1767)
Crambidae: Glaphyriinae
1356a / 63.059
Photo © Brian Jones,  Keith Knights - Herringfleet Hills, Norfolk (VC25) 23/07/13

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 23-26mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Garlic Mustard, Hedge Mustard
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare migrant and suspected resident in a few counties, including Suffolk.

First recorded on the south coast of England in 1993.

New for Norfolk* in 2019 trapped at Haddiscoe (B. Jones, 09/07/19) Winfarthing near Diss (J. Marchant, 10/07/19) and Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe (A. Allen, 24/07/19)

*Specimen trapped at Herringfleet Hills, Norfolk (VC25 Suffolk) in July 2013 (B. Jones, K. Knights, 23/07/13). Record from Filby in 2018 retracted by recorder as specimen escaped before photo confirmation aquired.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2019.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/07/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
26/06/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
24/06/2020127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
24/07/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
10/07/2019127TM18 - Diss
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