Pterophoridae : Pterophorinae
ABH BF
Photo © Dave Appleton,  29/03/2012 - Bawdeswell

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Amblyptilia punctidactyla
Brindled Plume
 
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla
1497 Beautiful Plume
(Hübner, 1830)45.010
Norfolk status
Local.
At rest, when the hindwing is covered by the forewing, two patches of black scales protrude.
Heathland and other open habitats, woodland and hedgerows.
Hibernates over the winter.

Recorded in 43 (62%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (m) Hindolveston 31-8-2005 J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
18/10/2014128TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
18/10/2014127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
18/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 17-23mm.
Season: Two Generations. July. Sep-May. (Hibernating)
Foodplant:   Large range of plants.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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