Gelechiidae : Dichomeridinae
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Helcystogramma rufescens
Orange Crest

(Haworth, 1828)868 / 35.031
Norfolk status
Common and widespread.

Should be unmistakable once features learnt. Can be confused initially with Acompsia cinerella.

Recorded in 50 (68%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
24/08/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
23/08/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
22/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
21/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 14-18mm
Flight: July-August
Foodplant:   various grasses
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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