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Anania fuscalis
Cinerous Pearl ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Crambidae: Pyraustinae
1386 / 63.016
Photo © JB Kemp,  South Uist 21/5/10

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Dusky Pearl
Udea prunalis
Wingspan: 20-26mm
Flight: June
Foodplant:   Yellow Rattle, Common Cow-wheat
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status

Recorded nr Dereham in 2015 (D. Appleton)

C. Barrett [VCH 1901] "Botys fuscalis, Sch. Generally distributed where yellow rattle grows in meadows, sometimes also in marshes"

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 7 (9%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/06/2020428TF91 - Dereham
13/06/2020+28TF91 - Dereham
07/05/2020128TF91 - Dereham
26/05/2019728TF91 - Dereham
07/06/20181528TF91 - Dereham
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