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Catoptria falsella
Chequered Grass-veneer
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Catoptria verellus
Marbled Grass-veneer

(Zincken, 1817)1317 / 63.103
Norfolk status
Local.
Rare immigrant to southern England from mainland Europe.

This species has now colonised several sites along the Waveney on both the Norfolk and Suffolk side of the river, with records from Aldeby and SMG moth events at North Cove, Carleton Marshes and the Somerleyton estate.

Care must be taken as the moth could be overlooked as a small, dark Catoptria falsella

New for Norfolk at Horsey in 2015 when three specimens came to light on same night (T. Hodge, 06/07/15)

Verification Grade Comment: Very scarce immigrant

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2015.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/07/2019527TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
10/07/2018327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
15/06/2018127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
15/07/2016127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
06/07/2015327TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 17-18mm
Season: July - August
Foodplant:   mosses, old apple, plum, poplar
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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