Crambidae : Scopariinae
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Scoparia pyralella
Meadow Grey

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)63.066/1333
Norfolk status
Distinctive Scoparia species although variable.
Grassland, heathland, woodland, scrub and fens. Most abundant on chalk downs, waste ground near the sea or coastal shingle.
Common and widespread.

Recorded in 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/07/2018127TG20 - Norwich
11/07/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/07/2018127TG20 - Norwich
10/07/2018227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
10/07/2018327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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Wingspan: 17-22 mm.
Season: June and July
Foodplant:   Various decaying plant matter.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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