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Oxyptilus laetus
Scarce Light Plume

(Zeller, 1847)45.027/1492
=Crombrugghia laeta
=Crombrugghia laetus
Norfolk status
Rare migrant.

A rare migrant species, with only a small number of records, mainly from the southern counties of England.

New for Norfolk when a female was trapped at Overstrand in 2017 (G. Bond, 29/06/17, Gen. Det. J. Clifton)

No evidence of breeding in the UK.

Verification Grade Comment: Scarce immigrant

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2017.
Last Recorded in 2017.
Additional Stats

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29-06-2017 - Overstrand - Gen. Det. Female. Jon Clifton slide 1754 - Jon Clifton
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Date#VC10k Area
30/06/2017127TG24 - Cromer
29/06/2017127TG24 - Cromer
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Wingspan: 14-23mm
Season: June - July
Foodplant:   Andryale species
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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