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Udea prunalis
Dusky Pearl ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Crambidae: Spilomelinae
1390 / 63.034
Photo © Matthew Casey,  26/06/2019 - Hethersett

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 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/08/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
20/08/2020127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
17/08/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
11/08/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
11/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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