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Scythris limbella
Goosefoot Owlet (Fabricius, 1775)
918 / 43.007
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 13-17mm
Flight: June - September (one or two broods)
Foodplant:   goosefoot, orache
Nat Status: pRDB3
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Rare. Uncertain.
Dry pastures, fields devoted to root crops and waste ground.

New for VC27 at Norwich in 2018 (J. Emerson, 26/07/18)

[MBGBI vol4.1 p289]

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1992.
Last Recorded in 2018.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/07/2018127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
June 1992128TM09 - Attleborough
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