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Anania crocealis
Ochreous Pearl (Hübner, 1796)
Crambidae: Pyraustinae
1385 / 63.022
Photo © Peter Tilley

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Udea lutealis
Wingspan: 22-25 mm.
Flight: July to August.
Foodplant:   Common fleabane or Ploughman's spikenard.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Fens, marshes, water-meadows and similar damp localities.

Nocturnal but fairly easily disturbed from the foodplant by day.

Recorded in 44 (64%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
07/09/2020127TG12 - Aylsham
07/08/2020+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
05/08/2020127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
04/08/2020227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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