Adelidae : Adelinae
Photo © Sue Pennell,  16/07/2013 - Cranwich Camp Butterfly survey transect

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Nemophora metallica
Brassy Long-horn
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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 52 (75%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/05/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
26/05/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/05/2014227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
15/05/2014227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
15/05/2014127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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Wingspan: 14-18mm
Season: April - June
Foodplant:   Leaf litter.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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