Pterophoridae : Pterophorinae
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  16/08/2012 - Stow Bardolph

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Amblyptilia punctidactyla
Brindled Plume
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla
1497 Beautiful Plume
(Hübner, 1830)45.010
Norfolk status
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 2015.


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Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (m) Hindolveston 31-8-2005 J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/01/2015127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
24/12/2014127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
03/12/2014128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
03/12/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/11/2014128TF52 - Terrington
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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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