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Platytes alpinella
Hook-tipped Grass-moth

(Hübner, 1813)1325 / 63.112
=Hook-tipped Grass-veneer

Norfolk status
Resident also occurs occasionally as a presumed migrant.
Sandy and shingle habitats.

Records from around the coast, but does turn up inland.

Recorded in 48 (65%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
09/09/2023128TF74Holme NNR
07/09/2023128TF74Holme NNR
06/09/2023128TF74Holme NNR
02/09/2023227TG42Eccles
01/09/2023327TG42Eccles
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Wingspan: c.20 mm
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Mosses.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

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