Crambidae : Pyraustinae
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Pyrausta despicata
Straw-barred Pearl

(Scopoli, 1763)1365 / 63.005
Norfolk status
Plain looking Pyralid.
Localised to Brecks and the coast at chalky and limestone habitats.

Recorded in 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/05/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/05/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
05/05/2021228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/04/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
16/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 14-19 mm.
Flight: May and June, and later in July and August.
Foodplant:   Ribwort plantain and greater plantain.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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