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Pleurota bicostella
Light Streak

(Clerck, 1759)28.025/654
Norfolk status
Local on lowland damp heaths.
Males fly between sunset and dusk and again at sunrise.
Characteristic large, tufted labial palps.

[MBGBI vol4.1 p97] unknown old VC27 reference.

Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/07/2018128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
06/07/2017127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
03/06/2017128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/06/2013128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
06/05/20111028TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 23-25mm
Season: June - July.
Foodplant:   Heath or Bell heather.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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