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Ochsenheimeria vacculella
Cereal Stem-moth Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1842
Ypsolophidae: Ochsenheimeriinae
253 / 17.016
Photo © David Bratt,  Walsey Hills NOA 24/07/16 - New for Norfolk

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Wingspan: 11-12mm (Male) 12-14mm (Female)
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Rye-grass, Couch, Brome, Meadow-grass, Wheat, Meadow-fescue, Cat's-tail
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Scarce, uncertain.

Relatively scarce, occurring in a scattered distribution across parts of England in open woodland, grassland and around arable fields, sometimes exploiting outhouses to aestivate.

Photo / Specimen needed for confirmation.

New for Norfolk in 2016, recorded by day at Walsey Hills NOA. (D. Bratt, 24/07/16)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2016.
Last Recorded in 2016.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2016127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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