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Crambidae

1300 (Scarce Grass-veneer), Crambus pratella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

A suspected colonising moth now believed to be extinct with the last record being in East Sussex in 1990. It used to sometimes be common in wild meadows within seven miles of the coast and is single-brooded, flying from mid June to mid July. The larvae fed on unspecified grasses. (Pratt, 2011).

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