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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 42 (61%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1899.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2019127TM18 - Diss
01/08/2019128TF80 - Swaffham
29/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
26/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Wingspan: c. 32 mm.
Season: 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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