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Pediasia aridella
Saltern Grass-moth

(Thunberg, 1788)1324 / 63.110
=Saltmarsh Grass-veneer

Norfolk status
Scarce, Brecks and coastal sites.
Inhabits the drier edges of saltmarshes.
Recorded from Holme Dunes & Titchwell.

Recorded in 15 (20%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
11/07/2023228TF74Titchwell NNR
18/07/2022128TF74Scolt Head NNR
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Wingspan: c. 23mm.
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Common saltmarsh grass.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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