Pyralidae : Pyralinae
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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 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
15/09/2019127TG20 - Norwich
14/09/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
12/09/2019127TG20 - Norwich
11/09/2019127TG20 - 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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