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Pselnophorus heterodactyla
Short-winged Plume (Müller, 1764)
Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae
1516 / 45.036
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 18-22mm.
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Wall lettuce, marsh hawk's-beard
Nat Status: pRDB1
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status

C. Barrett [VCH 1901] "- brachydactylus, Tr. The only recorded occurrence of this species in Great Britain was in Norfolk ; yet the locality is unknown. There seems no reason to doubt Mr. Farr's capture of it, which took place fifty years ago. This specimen was for forty years in the collection of Mr. J. Jenner Weir ; and was recorded as British by Mr. H. T. Stainton"

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18501-0 - Norfolk (unknown locality)
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