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Sitochroa verticalis
Lesser Pearl

(Linnaeus, 1758)1371 / 63.015
Norfolk status
Localised primarily to the Brecks.

Easily disturbed by day from amongst clover and other rough pasture. Comes to light at night, and is known to migrate.

Recorded in 44 (64%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1899.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/07/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
12/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/07/2020127TM18 - Diss
06/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
04/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: c. 32 mm.
Flight: June and July.
Foodplant:   Various plants inc. Creeping thistle, Broom and Goosefoot.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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