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Pyralis farinalis
Meal Moth (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pyralidae: Pyralinae
1417 / 62.072
Photo © Matthew Casey,  17/09/2019 - Hethersett

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 18-30 mm.
Flight: June to August.
Foodplant:   Stored grain.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Widespread records but not common. Usually known from grain stores or farms.
Central area of forewing ranges from yellow to brick-red.

Recorded in 54 (73%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/10/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/10/2021127TG20 - Norwich
26/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
24/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
19/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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