Glyphipterigidae : Acrolepiinae
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  15/04/2015 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

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

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

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/08/2016127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
26/08/2016127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
23/08/2016127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
23/08/2016427TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
19/08/2016127TG11 - 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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