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Sitochroa verticalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

(Lesser Pearl)
63.0150 (B&F: 1371)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Pyraloidea
  »Family: Crambidae
   »Subfamily: Pyraustinae
    »Tribe: Endotrichini

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

A suspected immigrant and temporary resident. In danger of extinction in both vice-counties. Scarce in the East and undetected in the West since 1994. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-June to early August. Larvae feed on a variety of herbaceous plants. (Pratt, 2011).

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