Crambidae : Pyraustinae
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Loxostege sticticalis
Mugwort Pearl

(Linnaeus, 1761)1368 / 63.002
=Diamond-spot Pearl

Norfolk status
Suspected resident in the Brecks.
Scarce migrant with fairly scattered records.

Large UK influx in 2022.

C. Barrett [VCH 1901] "Spilodes sticticalis, Linn. Merton, Thetford, Brandon, Beachamwell, Hunstanton.
rather common in the 'Breck' district".

(=Margaritia sticticalis)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 34 (46%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1901.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

Endotricha flammealis | Pyrausta despicata >

Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
30/09/2022427TG33Ridlington
06/09/2022127TG04Kelling
05/09/2022228TF74Scolt Head NNR
05/09/2022128TF63Snettisham
05/09/2022127TG13Hempstead
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Wingspan: 24-29 mm.
Flight: Arriving in late summer or early autumn.
Foodplant:   Mugwort
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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