Crambidae : Scopariinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Eudonia lacustrata
Little Grey
Scoparia ambigualis
Common Grey
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Eudonia mercurella
Small Grey

(Linnaeus, 1758)1344 / 63.074
Norfolk status
One of several very similar moths which can be difficult to separate.
Fairly common and widespread.
Woodland, heathland, grassland and fens

One of the easier Eudonia. Beware of worn specimens resembling D. lacustrata! JC

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/08/2019+27TG14 - Sheringham
25/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/08/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
22/08/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
22/08/2019127TG20 - Norwich
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Wingspan: 16-19 mm.
Season: June to Aug.
Foodplant:   Mosses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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