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Evergestis pallidata
Chequered Pearl (Hufnagel, 1767)
Crambidae: Glaphyriinae
1358 / 63.060
Photo © John And Judy Geeson

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 24-29 mm.
Flight: June and August
Foodplant:   Brassicacae, in particular winter-cress.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Fairly common with scattered records.
Fens, woodland and heathland.

Easily disturbed by day, comes to light at night.

Recorded in 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/07/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
30/07/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
29/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
26/07/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
23/07/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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