Gelechiidae : Anomologinae
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  04/07/15 with Dick Jones & Jim Hodgkinson, Flitcham

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 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/2016127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
15/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
09/07/2016128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
09/07/2016+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
06/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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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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