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Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)
Zygaenidae: Procridinae
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Photo © Gary White,  08/07/2014 - Thetford Forest

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: M 12-15mm. F 11-13mm.
Flight: 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 30 (43%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/07/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
04/07/2021128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
02/07/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
23/06/2021127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
24/07/20202028TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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