Crambidae : Scopariinae
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Scoparia ambigualis

(Treitschke, 1829)1334 / 63.064

General comments:
Widespread and common resident.

Both Scoparia ambigualis and Scoparia pyralella are more or less ubiquitous. Most can be named with relative ease, but a good many will need genitalia dissection for complete safety.

Recorded in 37 (90%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2024221TQ09 - Watford / Rickmansworth
25/06/2024521TQ09 - Watford / Rickmansworth
22/06/2024720TQ09 - Watford / Rickmansworth
22/06/2024121TQ09 - Watford / Rickmansworth
19/06/2024121TQ18 - Harrow / Wembley / Ealing
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Wingspan: 15-22 mm.
Flight: May to Aug.
Foodplant:   Mosses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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