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Evergestis limbata
Dark Bordered Pearl (Linnaeus, 1767)
Crambidae: Glaphyriinae
1356a / 63.059
Photo © Dave Jones,  12/07/2020 - Stoke Holy Cross

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 23-26mm
Flight: June - Sept
Foodplant:   Garlic Mustard, Hedge Mustard
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare migrant and suspected resident in a few counties, including Suffolk.

First recorded on the south coast of England in 1993.

New for Norfolk* in 2019 trapped at Haddiscoe (B. Jones, 09/07/19) Winfarthing near Diss (J. Marchant, 10/07/19) and Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe (A. Allen, 24/07/19)

*Specimen trapped at Herringfleet Hills, Norfolk (VC25 Suffolk) in July 2013 (B. Jones, K. Knights, 23/07/13). Record from Filby in 2018 retracted by recorder as specimen escaped before photo confirmation aquired.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2019.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/06/2021127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
31/07/2020127TG24 - Cromer
15/07/2020127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
12/07/2020127TG20 - Norwich
12/07/2020127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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