Adelidae : Adelinae
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Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Salthouse Heath 8/6/13

Similar Norfolk Species
Nemophora metallica
Brassy Long-horn
Cauchas rufimitrella
Meadow Long-horn
Adela reaumurella
150 Green Long-horn
(Linnaeus, 1758)7.006
Norfolk status
The moths fly by day in sunshine, sometimes occurring in swarms.
Bronzy or metallic greenish forewings.
The males have long, whitish antennae, the females shorter.

Recorded in 50 (72%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/04/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/07/2013128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
16/06/2013128TF91 - Dereham
06/06/2013227TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
02/06/2013227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2014
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Wingspan: 14-18mm
Season: April - June
Foodplant:   Leaf litter.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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