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Scrobipalpa costella
Winter Groundling

(Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)35.123/819
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 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/12/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
05/11/2018127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
30/10/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
14/10/2018128TF80 - Swaffham
25/09/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 12-14mm
Season: Recorded from May-September in Norfolk
Foodplant:   Bittersweet
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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