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Udea lutealis
Pale Straw Pearl (Hübner, 1809)
Crambidae: Spilomelinae
1388 / 63.033
Photo © Paul Millard,  Upwell

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Anania crocealis
Wingspan: 23-26 mm.
Flight: July and August.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Common and widespread in grassland, fens and woodland.

Easily disturbed by day from amongst herbage, becoming more active at dusk, visiting flowers. Comes to light at night.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/09/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/09/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
26/08/2019128TM09 - Attleborough
25/08/2019+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
25/08/2019227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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