Glyphipterigidae : Acrolepiinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Acrolepiopsis betulella
Oban Smudge
Acrolepia autumnitella
Bittersweet Smudge
Acrolepiopsis assectella
473 Leek Moth
(Zeller, 1839)19.011
Norfolk status
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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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/09/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
29/08/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/08/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
27/07/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
07/07/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
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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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