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Uresiphita gilvata
Yellow-underwing Pearl

(Fabricius, 1794)1369 / 63.011
=Uresiphita limbalis

Norfolk status
Rare migrant.
Unmistakable yellow-underwinged European species, where it is double-brooded, inhabiting hot, dry, rocky situations.
Occurring mainly in September and October in the UK, it was first recorded in Devon in 1967.

New for Norfolk in 2022 during a large influx of migrants to the UK in late October. Recorded at Eccles (N. Bowman) and Sheringham (A. Kershaw) both on 26/10/22, Hellesdon on 29/10/22 (D. Andrews) and first for VC28 at Dereham on 29/10/22 (D. Norgate)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2022.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
10/09/2023128TF51Walpole Highway
09/09/2023128TF51Walpole Highway
29/10/2022127TG11Drayton / Old Costessey
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Wingspan: 29-37mm
Foodplant:   Gorse, Broom, Dyer’s Greenweed, Petty Whin (on the Continent)
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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