Gelechiidae : Apatetrinae
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Platyedra subcinerea
Mallow Crest

(Haworth, 1828)35.033/808
Norfolk status
Two pre 1900 records (Barrett).

Larvae feed in the flowers and seeds during June-July.

Thought to overwinter in thatch.

Three post 2000 records from Suffolk.

Look out for worn post-hibernation individuals.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1874.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
1874+27TG20 - Norwich
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Wingspan: 16-18mm
Season: August-June; thought to overwinter in thatch
Foodplant:   Common mallow or garden Hollyhock
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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