Crambidae : Spilomelinae
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Palpita vitrealis
Olive-tree Pearl

(Rossi, 1794)1408 / 63.048
=Palpita unionalis (Hub.)

Norfolk status
Uncommon migrant.
Translucent wings with a slight sheen and an orange or brown leading edge.

Several records in recent years.

C.Barret [VCH 1901] "Margarodes unionalis, Hb. A single specimen of this rarity was captured at Yarmouth on June 15th, 1880, by Mrs.Wheeler. It was sitting upon a grass-culm on the sandhills. It has been placed by Dr. F. D. Wheeler in my collection"

Recorded in 38 (51%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
30/10/2023128TF74Holme NNR
28/10/2023128TF74Holme NNR
26/10/2023127TG42Eccles
25/10/2023127TG14Felbrigg / Runton
23/10/2023227TG42Eccles
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Wingspan: 27 -31 mm.
Flight: Autumn.
Foodplant:   Jasmine and Olive.
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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