Crambidae : Pyraustinae
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Ostrinia nubilalis
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(Hübner, 1796)1375 / 63.028
Norfolk status
Resident and migrant.
Males are darker and usually slightly smaller than the females.

A rare migrant before the 1930's, this species then began to colonise the area around London and the south-east, and has spread to several other areas since.

Recorded in 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1976.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
03/08/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
03/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
29/07/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
25/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 26-30 mm.
Season: June and July
Foodplant:   Mugwort.
Nat Status: Local / Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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