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Silver Barred
Deltote bankiana

(Fabricius, 1775) 2413 / 73.027
=Protodeltote bankiana

Morley's Final Catalogue: Confined in England to the fens of Norfolk, Cambs and in plenty at Chippenham &c. so likely to occur with us. But known here only by a few that were captured in Tuddenham Fen about 1900 by the late E. G. J. Sparke (in coll. Morley and Bury/ Mus.).

Recent Suffolk Status: Scarce immigrant. Becoming more regular in recent years.

Life history: Single-brooded.

Identification: Unmistakeable.

Habitat: Mainly coastal sites in Suffolk. A species of Fens where resident.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 9 (16%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/06/2023125TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
23/06/2022125TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
18/06/2022125TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
26/07/2021125TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
24/06/2019225TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation May-July. (Aug)
Foodplant:   Purple Moor-grass, Smooth Meadow-grass, pos other
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
Former Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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