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Crambus lathoniellus
Meadow Grass-moth
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Crambus pratella
Scarce Grass-moth

(Linnaeus, 1758)1300 / 63.085
=Scarce Grass-veneer

Norfolk status
Uncertain, Rare migrant.
Old unconfirmed Norfolk records, possible confusion with the next species.

Very similar to Crambus lathoniellus, but generally larger and has a wider longitudinal streak ending with an angulated anterior edge, not straight as with C. lathoniellus.

note angled anterior edge
J Wheeler

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2015.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
1974+27TG30Rockland Broad / Wheatfen
1974+27TG30Rockland Broad / Wheatfen
March 1973+27TG42Catfield Common / Hickling Broad
1972+27TG30Rockland Broad / Wheatfen
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Wingspan: 22-25mm.
Flight: June to July
Foodplant:   various grasses, on the roots and stem bases
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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