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Crambus hamella
Southern Heath Grass-moth

(Thunberg, 1788)1299 / 63.087
=Dark Grass-veneer

Norfolk status
Characteristic white longitudinal streak with an angled offshoot, and dark blotch near the apex of the forewing.

C. Barrett [VCH 1901] "- hamellus, Thunb. Croxton, Little Saxton ;frequent on heaths near Lynn"

Recorded in 23 (31%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
04/07/2022128TF82West Raynham
08/09/2021128TF62Dersingham Bog
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Wingspan: c.25 mm.
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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