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Evergestis pallidata
Chequered Pearl (Hufnagel, 1767)
Crambidae: Glaphyriinae
1358 / 63.060
Photo © Rob Lee,  Sheringham, 21/7/10

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 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/08/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
18/08/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
09/08/2019127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
08/08/2019128TM09 - Attleborough
07/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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