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Evergestis pallidata

(Hufnagel, 1767)1358 / 63.060

Davey, P., 2009: A local species in Britain, the larva feeding on winter-cress (Barbarea spp.), bitter-cress (Cardamine spp.) and mustards (Brassica spp. and Sinapis spp.). In Dorset, there are just three historic records which makes it difficult to provide an historic status; more recently the moth has been recorded regularly from just a handful of wetland sites, so it is very local: Melbury Park, where wet flushes host Cardamine spp; Trigon and East Holme, close to water meadows on the River... Read More

Additional Stats

Wingspan: 24-29 mm.
Flight: June and August
Foodplant:   Brassicacae, in particular winter-cress.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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