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

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Wingspan: 23-26 mm.
Flight: July and August.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
01/09/2023128TF92Great Ryburgh
29/08/2023128TF92North Elmham
25/08/2023128TF83North Creake
24/08/2023127TG02Hindolveston
22/08/2023227TG02Hindolveston
21/08/2023427TG02Hindolveston
21/08/2023128TF63Heacham
20/08/2023128TF92North Elmham
19/08/2023128TF70Cockley Cley
19/08/2023128TF83North Creake
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