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Crambus perlella

(Scopoli, 1763)1302 / 63.088

General comments:
Widespread and common resident.

As with the other Hertfordshire representatives of the genus, this is a species that is expected in almost all sites where moth traps are operated. However, it completely shuns urban areas.

Recorded in 36 (88%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1885.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/2023120TL21 - Welwyn Garden City
25/08/2023120TL42 - Bishop's Stortford (N)
24/08/2023120TL23 - Letchworth / Baldock
23/08/2023121TQ18 - Harrow / Wembley / Ealing
23/08/2023120TL23 - Letchworth / Baldock
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Wingspan: 21-28 mm.
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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