Glyphipterigidae : Acrolepiinae
ABH BF
Photo © Dave Appleton,  Bawdeswell 08/04/11

Similar Norfolk Species
Acrolepiopsis betulella
Oban Smudge
Acrolepia autumnitella
Bittersweet Smudge
 
Acrolepiopsis assectella
473 Leek Moth
(Zeller, 1839)19.011
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Mostly coatal areas but can be found inland.
Potential to be a pest, but is rather scarce and local in UK.

Recorded in 15 (22%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1944.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/08/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/08/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
27/07/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
07/07/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
27/06/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 11-14mm
Season: October to May, June to July
Foodplant:   Onion, leek or garlic
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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