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Pyralis farinalis
Meal Moth

(Linnaeus, 1758)1417 / 62.072
Norfolk status
Widespread records but not common. Usually known from grain stores or farms.
Central area of forewing ranges from yellow to brick-red.

Recorded in 54 (73%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/06/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
09/06/2022128TF52 - Terrington
08/06/2022128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
08/10/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/10/2021127TG20 - Norwich
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Wingspan: 18-30 mm.
Flight: June to August.
Foodplant:   Stored grain.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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