Crambidae : Pyraustinae
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Pyrausta despicata
Straw-barred Pearl

(Scopoli, 1763)1365 / 63.005

Norfolk status
Plain looking Pyralid.
Localised to Brecks and the coast at chalky and limestone habitats.

Recorded in 55 (74%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
13/05/2024128TF91Dereham 
07/05/2024328TL79Cranwich
06/05/2024128TL79Cranwich
12/04/2024127TG11Costessey
11/04/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
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Wingspan: 14-19 mm.
Flight: May and June, and later in July and August.
Foodplant:   Ribwort plantain and greater plantain.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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