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Photo © Mike Williams,  Salthouse, 24/08/08

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Porter's Rustic
Athetis hospes

(Freyer, 1831) 2392a / 73.104
=Proxenus hospes
Norfolk status
Rare immigrant.
A rather drab and easily overlooked species.
First British record in 1978.
Larva has not been recorded in Britain, on the continent it has been recorded feeding on various herbaceous plants.
Several Suffolk records in recent years.

First Norfolk record 24th August 2008 at Salthouse. (Michael Williams, Derbyshire)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2008.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/08/2008127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Forewing: 11-13mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Aug-Sep.
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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