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Evergestis pallidata
Chequered Pearl (Hufnagel, 1767)
Crambidae: Glaphyriinae
1358 / 63.060
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Upton Fen NWT. NMS meeting

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Similar Species: None
Wingspan: 24-29 mm.
Flight: June and August
Foodplant:   Brassicacae, in particular winter-cress.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Status
Fairly common with scattered records.
Fens, woodland and heathland.

Easily disturbed by day, comes to light at night.

Recorded in 58 (78%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
30/09/2023127TG42Hickling / Stubb Mill
04/09/2023127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
24/08/2023128TF92Brisley
21/08/2023227TG04Glandford
21/08/2023128TF64Hunstanton
20/08/2023127TG42Eccles
20/08/2023127TG02Hindolveston
18/08/2023127TG11Costessey
17/08/2023128TF90Watton
15/08/2023127TG30Strumpsham Fen / Surlingham Marsh
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