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Ancylolomia tentaculella
Giant Grass-moth

(Hübner, 1796)1327 / 63.113
=Scarce Striped Grass-veneer

Norfolk status
Very rare migrant, with very few UK records, mostly from the Kent or Essex coast. (VC15 x3, VC18 x1 - Atropos)

Large and distinctive European species.

New for Norfolk in 2015 at Horsey (T. Hodge, 19/07/15, Gen. Det. J. Clifton) The 5th British record.

Please retain to rule out similar European species A. palpella and A. disparalis.

Verification Grade Comment: Scarce immigrant/other similar Ancylolomia species occur in Europe

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2015.
Last Recorded in 2015.
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Wingspan: 30-34mm
Flight: June - July (August)
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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