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Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)

Olive-tree Pearl
63.0480 (B&F: 1408)

Synonym(s):
Palpita unionalis (Hübner, 1796)


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

Migrant

Immigrant. Occurs sparingly at light but is sometimes fairly common along the coast. Distinctly episodic in appearance. Arrivals mainly take place from the second week of September to the third week of November. Occasionally during July and August or to early December. Larvae feed on garden jasmine. (Pratt, 2011).

Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Edburton, 18 viii 2014
Photo: Tony Wilson
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Crowborough, 02 xi 2013
Photo: Charles Waters
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Bexhill, 17 x 2014
Photo: Keith Hackett
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Steyning, 31 x 2014
Photo: Olly Ellis
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Findon Valley, 03 xi 2015
Photo: Mike Snelling
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Rye Harbour SWT Reserve, 08 ix 2016
Photo: Chris Bentley
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Crowborough, 04 viii 2017
Photo: Charles Waters
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Crowborough, 29 ix 2017
Photo: Bill Welch
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Findon Valley, 14 x 2017
Photo: Mike Snelling
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Bexhill-on-Sea, 03 ix 2018
Photo: Keith Hackett
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Herstmonceux, 05 xi 2018
Photo: Mike Mullis
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Wisborough Green, 04 x 2013
Photo: Dave and Penny Green
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Findon Valley, Worthing, 11 xi 2013
Photo: Mike Snelling
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Bexhill-on-Sea, 02 x 2013
Photo: Keith Alexander
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Ditchling, 24 viii 2006
Photo: Simon Davey
Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)
Kingsham, xx 2002
Photo: Sarah Patton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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