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Anania hortulata
Small Magpie (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crambidae: Pyraustinae
1376 / 63.025
Photo © Jim Wheeler

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 24-28 mm.
Flight: June and July.
Foodplant:   Nettle, woundworts, horehounds, bindweeds.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
One of the most familiar of the Pyralidae.
Markings can range from dark grey to almost black.
Common and widespread.

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
15/08/2019128TF80 - Swaffham
11/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
08/08/2019328TM09 - Attleborough
07/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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