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

Similar Norfolk Species
Acrolepiopsis betulella
Oban Smudge
Acrolepia autumnitella
Bittersweet Smudge
 
Acrolepiopsis assectella
Leek Moth

(Zeller, 1839)19.011/473
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 17 (25%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1944.
Last Recorded in 2016.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/04/2016228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
12/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
23/04/2015327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
15/04/2015227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
28/09/2014127TG11 - 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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