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Crambus lathoniellus
Hook-streak Grass-veneer

(Zincken, 1817)1301 / 63.086

A common grassland species, often the first crambid to appear.Rest head-down during the day and later comes readily to light.

Note can be confused with slightly large and scarcer Crambus pratella but in that species the white streak is broader and the anterior edge is angled beyond the middle.

Recorded in 106 (76%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1877.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: c.20 mm.
Flight: May through to August.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSO99
06/07/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP04
30/06/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
30/06/2020+VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
26/06/2020+VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
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