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Anania lancealis
Long-winged Pearl ([Denis & Schifferm├╝ller], 1775)
Crambidae: Pyraustinae
1377 / 63.017
Photo © Keith Kerr,  07/07/2018 - Litcham (garden)

Similar Norfolk Species
Mother of Pearl
Patania ruralis
Wingspan: 26-34 mm.
Flight: June and July.
Foodplant:   Hemp agrimony.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Fens, woodland and grassland.
Male has more distinct long/narrow forewings than female.
Scattered records from both VCĺs.

Recorded in 56 (76%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/08/2021227TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
12/08/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
07/08/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
31/07/2021227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
31/07/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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