Crambidae : Scopariinae
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Scoparia pyralella
Brown-spot Grey

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1333 / 63.066
=Meadow Grey

Norfolk status
Distinctive Scoparia species although variable.
Grassland, heathland, woodland, scrub and fens. Most abundant on chalk downs, waste ground near the sea or coastal shingle.
Common and widespread.

Recorded in 60 (81%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
20/05/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
18/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
17/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
28/08/2023128TF74Holme NNR
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Wingspan: 17-22 mm.
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Various decaying plant matter.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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