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Scrobipalpa costella
Winter Groundling

(Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)819 / 35.123
Norfolk status
A widespread and common species found in most areas where the foodplant bittersweet grows.

Look out for the distinctive dark subtriangular markings along the costal area of the forewing.

Recorded in 49 (66%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/08/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/07/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
21/07/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
18/07/2022127TG20 - Norwich
13/07/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 12-14mm
Flight: Recorded late in the season, overwintering as an adult.
Foodplant:   Bittersweet
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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