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Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)
Zygaenidae: Procridinae
163 / 54.002
Photo © Nicholas T Smith,  nr Hockwold, 18/07/12

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
04/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/07/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
30/06/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
21/06/2019128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
24/07/2018127TG14 - Sheringham
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