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Eudonia angustea
Narrow-winged Grey (Curtis, 1827)
Crambidae: Scopariinae
1342 / 63.069
Photo © Aaron Woods,  Wofferwood Commoon 12/09/2022

Similar West Midlands Species
Large Grey
Scoparia subfusca
Common Grey
Scoparia ambigualis
Wingspan: 17-22 mm.
Flight: July - Oct (May - June)
Foodplant:   Mosses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

A common species of gardens, woods and parkland. Flies from dusk and comes readily to light.

Note The combination of narrow outline, rather pointed forewings with a strong white, black-edged antemedian line is distinctive.

Recorded in 87 (62%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1877.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
26/11/2022136SO51 - Doward & Goodrich
16/11/2022139SJ91 - Cannock Chase/Penkridge
13/11/2022136SO55 - Bodenham & Pudlestone
13/11/2022237SO85 - Worcester
12/11/2022136SO25 - Kington & Michaelchurch
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