Crambidae : Scopariinae
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Photo © Jim Swalwell,  31/07/2021 - Cranwich

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Scoparia ancipitella
Northern Grey

(La Harpe, 1855)1335 / 63.065
=Scoparia ulmella

Norfolk status
Scarce.
Occurring mainly in the North West of England.

One of the difficult group of Scopariines, reference to the genitalia needed to confirm any records.

Old records from the Bure Marshes area, possible miss-identifications.

Confirmed records from Mundford 2020 (G. Geen) and Cranwich in 2021 (J. Swalwell, Gen. Det. J. Hodgkinson, 31/07/2021)

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
31/07/2021128TL79Cranwich
13/08/2020128TL79Mundford
1976+27TG31Ranworth
1976+27TG31Bure Marshes NNR
1961+27TG31Bure Marshes NNR
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Wingspan: 18-21mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   possibly mosses and lichens
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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