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Udea lutealis
Pale Straw Pearl (Hübner, 1809)
Crambidae: Spilomelinae
1388 / 63.033
Photo © Dave Jones,  22/07/2022 - Hellington Low Common

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Fleabane Pearl
Anania crocealis
Wingspan: 23-26 mm.
Flight: July and August.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Common and widespread in grassland, fens and woodland.

Easily disturbed by day from amongst herbage, becoming more active at dusk, visiting flowers. Comes to light at night.

Recorded in 66 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 10 Records
01/09/2023128TF92Great Ryburgh
29/08/2023128TF92North Elmham
25/08/2023128TF83North Creake
20/08/2023128TF92North Elmham
19/08/2023128TF70Cockley Cley
19/08/2023128TF83North Creake
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