Crambidae : Scopariinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Eudonia lacustrata
Tawny Grey
Scoparia ambigualis
Common Grey
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Eudonia mercurella
Garden Grey

(Linnaeus, 1758)1344 / 63.074
=Small Grey

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 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
07/06/2024128TL79Mundford
06/06/2024128TF63Snettisham
05/06/2024227TG31Upton
03/06/2024128TL79Mundford
02/06/2024128TF91Dereham 
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Wingspan: 16-19 mm.
Flight: June to Aug.
Foodplant:   Mosses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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