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Crambus hamella
Dark Grass-veneer

(Thunberg, 1788)1299 / 63.087

A rare species. In Staffordshire recorded on Cannock Chase and Kinver Edge pre-1960. Confusion with other species is unlikely but claims must be supported with a photograph at least.

Recorded in 7 (5%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1911.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: c.25 mm.
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
02/09/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ53
24/08/201914VC40 - ShropshireSJ53
28/08/20133VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
28/08/20132VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
19/08/201313VC40 - ShropshireSJ53
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