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Udea prunalis
Dusky Pearl ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Crambidae: Spilomelinae
1390 / 63.034
Photo © Dave Jones,  21/07/2012 - Stoke Holy Cross

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 20-24 mm.
Flight: June and July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Fairly common.
Distinctive white under-body and legs, with a dark ground colour.
Associated with Blackthorn, flies at night but is easily disturbed from its resting place by day.

Recorded in 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/08/2019128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
07/08/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
04/08/2019227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
04/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
02/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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