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Lampronia fuscatella
Scarce Bright (Tengström, 1848)
Prodoxidae: Lamproniinae
138 / 9.006
Photo © Keith Knights,  08-vi-2013 St Olaves VC25 Suffolk with Brian Jones

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 14-18mm
Season: May - June
Foodplant:   Birch
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Scarce.

Adults can be separated from other Lampronia species by their relatively plain appearance.
The Larvae feed within branches of Birch, forming galls and depositing a reddish-brown frass around the exit hole.

New for Norfolk in 2019. Found on outside of conservatory window at North Walsham (P. Hampson, 24/05/19, Gen. Det. J. Clifton)

Recorded at St. Olaves, Norfolk (VC25 - Suffolk record) in 2013. (K. Knights, B. Jones, 08/06/13)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2019.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/05/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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