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Platytes cerussella
Little Grass-veneer

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1326 / 63.111
Norfolk status
Males darker and usually slightly larger than the females.
Widespread in the Brecks, less so elsewhere but still fairly common and scattered.

Recorded in 47 (64%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/08/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
13/08/2021128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
12/08/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
10/08/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
09/08/2021128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
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Wingspan: c. 10-15 mm.
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Grasses and sedges.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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