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Wheeleria spilodactylus
Horehound Plume (Curtis, 1827)
Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae
1515 / 45.035
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  13/06/2020 - Leylands Farm, (Track)

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 20-25 mm.
Flight: July - Sept.
Foodplant:   White Horehound
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Found chiefly on the Isle of Wight and a few scattered localities in Wales and in southern England.

Records from 1945 at Weeting. Specimen in the Natural History Museum.

Larval record at Weeting Heath in August 2017 (J. Emerson, 05/08/17)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1945.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/2020328TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
12/07/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
05/07/2019528TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
03/07/2019328TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
29/06/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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