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Anania lancealis
Long-winged Pearl ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Crambidae: Pyraustinae
1377 / 63.017
Photo © Rob Lee

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Mother of Pearl
Patania ruralis
Wingspan: 26-34 mm.
Flight: June and July.
Foodplant:   Hemp agrimony.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Fens, woodland and grassland.
Male has more distinct long/narrow forewings than female.
Scattered records from both VC’s.

Recorded in 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
26/07/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
24/07/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
18/07/20201328TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
13/07/2020+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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