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Platytes cerussella
Little Grass-moth

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1326 / 63.111
=Little Grass-veneer

Norfolk status
Males darker and usually slightly larger than the females.
Widespread in the Brecks, less so elsewhere but still fairly common and scattered.

Recorded in 51 (69%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
07/06/2024128TM09Great Ellingham
02/06/2024128TF62King's Lynn
10/09/2023+28TL78Weeting Heath (Gravelpit Wood)
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Wingspan: c. 10-15 mm.
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Grasses and sedges.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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