Glyphipterigidae : Acrolepiinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  West Midlands. Reared ex larva Sept 09

Similar Norfolk Species
Acrolepiopsis assectella
Leek Moth
 
Acrolepia autumnitella
476 Bittersweet Smudge
Curtis, 183819.014
Norfolk status
Rare.
Local where foodplant is found.

Leaf-mine: Large whitish or translucent blotches in leaves.

Recorded in 16 (23%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2013.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2013+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
07/12/2012127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
04/06/2012+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
24/05/2012127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
01/10/2011128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Wingspan: 11-13mm
Season: Two Generations. July. Oct - April
Foodplant:   Bittersweet, Deadly Nightshade
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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