Crambidae : Scopariinae
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Scoparia subfusca
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Eudonia pallida
Pallid Grey

(Curtis, 1827)1336 / 63.075
=Marsh Grey

Norfolk status
Palest of the British Scopariinae and quite distinctive.
Scattered records from wetland sites, also fens, grassland, heathland and scrub.
Literature states this is single-brooded, although Norfolk records suggest multiple broods from May to October.

Recorded in 58 (78%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
03/06/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
29/05/2024427TG13Little Barningham
28/05/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
28/05/2024128TF50Wiggenhall Fen
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Wingspan: 17-19mm
Flight: May - Oct (two gens)
Foodplant:   Mosses or lichens.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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