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Anania crocealis
Ochreous Pearl (Hübner, 1796)
Crambidae: Pyraustinae
1385 / 63.022
Photo © Tim Hodge,  05/07/2014 - Horsey Corner

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Wingspan: 22-25 mm.
Flight: July to August.
Foodplant:   Common fleabane or Ploughman's spikenard.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Local.
Fens, marshes, water-meadows and similar damp localities.

Nocturnal but fairly easily disturbed from the foodplant by day.

Recorded in 46 (62%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/2021327TG13 - Baconsthorpe
11/08/2021227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
10/08/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
10/08/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
07/08/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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