Crambidae : Pyraustinae
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Loxostege sticticalis
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(Linnaeus, 1761)1368 / 63.002

Rare migrant with two records from Shropshire in 1995 and 2019, and one record from Worcestershire in 2001.

Recorded in 3 (2%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1995.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 24-29 mm.
Flight: Arriving in late summer or early autumn.
Foodplant:   Mugwort
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ80
2001+VC37 - WorcestershireSO96
02/08/1995 to 31/08/19951VC40 - ShropshireSO39
01/08/19951VC40 - ShropshireSO39
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