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Hypsopygia costalis
Gold Triangle (Fabricius, 1775)
Pyralidae: Pyralinae
1413 / 62.075
Photo © Dave Jones,  27/07/2012 - Stoke Holy Cross

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 16-23 mm.
Flight: July and August.
Foodplant:   Dry vegetable matter, such as haystacks and thatch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Common and widespread.
Two distinct different resting postures.

(=Gold Fringe)

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/10/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/10/2021128TF52 - Terrington
08/10/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
07/10/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
25/09/2021127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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