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)63.074/1344
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 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/08/2018127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
14/08/2018127TG20 - Norwich
14/08/2018127TG33 - Bacton
14/08/2018127TG33 - Bacton
08/08/2018327TG20 - 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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