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Merrifieldia tridactyla
Western Thyme Plume (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae
1511 / 45.032

Similar Norfolk Species
Thyme Plume
Merrifieldia leucodactyla
Dingy White Plume
Merrifieldia baliodactylus
Wingspan: 18-23mm.
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Wild thyme
Nat Status: pRDB1
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Rare species.
Unconfirmed records from Narborough.

C. Barrett [VCH 1901] "- tetradactyla, Linn. Taken at Swafham by Mr. Atmore"

Verification Grade Comment: Burren and Cornwall only

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1901.
Last Recorded in 1901.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1901128TF80 - Swaffham
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