Adelidae : Adelinae
ABH BF
Photo © Sharon Hearle,  Cranwich July 2012

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Adela reaumurella
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Nemophora metallica
147 Brassy Long-horn
Poda, 17617.002
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Possibly under-recorded in Norfolk.

The male has antennae three times the length of the forewings, the female around half this length. Day flying.

Norfolk ref [MBGBI vol1]

(=Nemophora scabiosella)

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
23/07/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/07/2013328TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
24/07/20124028TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
24/07/20121028TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 15-20mm
Season: June - July.
Foodplant:   Field Scabious, Small Scabious.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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