Gelechiidae : Anomologinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Metzneria lappella
Burdock Neb
Metzneria metzneriella
Meadow Neb

(Stainton, 1851)35.058/726
Norfolk status
Commonest of the Metzneria.
Grassland, waste ground, downland and roadside verges throughout most UK.

Recorded in 32 (46%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/2015128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
23/07/2015128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
21/07/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
19/07/2015127TG20 - Norwich
18/07/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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Wingspan: 14-19 mm
Season: June - Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Knapweed, Saw-wort
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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