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Scoparia pyralella
Brown-spot Grey ([Denis & Schifferm?ller], 1775)
Crambidae: Scopariinae
1333 / 63.066
Photo © Ron Moat,  SE727155:Thorne Moors, VC63

Similar Yorkshire Species
Large Grey
Scoparia subfusca
Chequered Grey
Scoparia basistrigalis
Wingspan: 17-22 mm.
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Various decaying plant matter.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

Yorkshire Status: Fairly common and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and often common throughout all five vice-counties.

Recorded in 135 (68%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/08/2023163SE23 - Horsforth / Headingly / Pudsey
28/07/2023262SE89 - Hole of Horcum
27/07/2023262TA08 - Scarborough
19/07/2023165SE29 - Catterick
17/07/2023162NZ61 - Guisborough
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