Gelechiidae : Anomologinae
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Monochroa palustrellus
Wainscot Neb

(Douglas, 1850)737 / 35.073
=Monochroa palustrella
Norfolk status
Scarce, distinctive Gelechiid moth.
Dry sandy areas, vegetated coastal shingle, grassland, waste ground, dry pastures and sand-dunes.
Larva feeds on dock (Rumex), particularly curled dock (R. crispus)

Stoke Holy Cross record in 2004.
New W.Norfolk (VC28) record at Upwell, 24/07/08 by Dr Paul Millard.
Several recent records.

Recorded in 38 (51%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
19/07/2022227TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
18/07/2022127TM18 - Diss
18/07/2022+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
17/07/2022127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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Wingspan: 15-19 mm
Flight: June - Aug
Foodplant:   Curled Dock, other Rumex.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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