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Evergestis extimalis
Marbled Yellow Pearl (Scopoli, 1763)
Crambidae: Glaphyriinae
1357 / 63.058
Photo © Brian Jones,  27/08/2013 - South Denes, Great Yarmouth

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 25-31mm.
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Cruciferae inc Perennial Wall-rocket, Charlock.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Scarce resident, primarily in the Brecks, and occasional migrant.
Dry chalky habitats.

C. Barrett [VCH 1901] "Pionea margaritalis, Fab. Recorded at Beachamwell
by Stephens and Curtis, but I
know of no recent captures here"

Recorded in 28 (41%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
06/08/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
18/07/2020+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
14/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
13/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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