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Prays citri
Citrus Ermel

(Millière, 1873)449a / 22.0041

Norfolk status

First recorded in London in 2000, the larvae feed within the fruit of Citrus sp. causing sufficient damage to be a serious pest.

Several open network cocoons with exuviae (including one dead moth attached) on the underside of two lime plants found at Bressingham garden centre in 2016 (B. Heckford, S. Beavan. 02/10/16)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2016.
Last Recorded in 2016.
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Wingspan: 10-12mm
Foodplant:   Lemon, Lime (Citrus sp.)
Nat Status: Adventive
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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