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Buckleria paludum
Sundew Plume (Zeller, 1839)
Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae
1493 / 45.029
Photo © Andy Brown,  Dersingham Bog 04.08.2019

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 11-13mm.
Flight: Two Generations. June and Aug.
Foodplant:   Round-leaved sundew.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Very local.

First recorded in Norfolk in 1969 at Roydon Common. Recent records from Dersingham bog NNR.

New for VC27 at Catfield Fen in 2017 (13/06/17, Ben Lewis)

Can be found flying around the foodplant at dusk.
Look for the distinctive greenish frass deposits on the leaves.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1969.
Last Recorded in 209.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/06/209127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
13/08/2019328TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
08/08/2019728TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
07/08/2019+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
04/08/20191028TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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