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Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)
Zygaenidae: Procridinae
54.002/163
Photo © J Geeson,  Horsey 23/07/10

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: M 12-15mm. F 11-13mm.
Season: One generation. May-July.
Foodplant:   Common and Sheeps Sorel.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Local.
Flies in sunshine feeding at flowers.
Open habitats, damp grassland, chalk downland, heathland.

New UK BAP priority species.

Recorded in 26 (38%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/06/2019128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
24/07/2018127TG14 - Sheringham
22/07/2018528TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
22/07/2018228TL88 - Thetford
21/07/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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