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Cauchas fibulella
Little Long-horn ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Adelidae: Adelinae
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Photo © Matthew Casey,  06/05/2020 - Hethersett

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 8-11mm.
Flight: May - June.
Foodplant:   Germander.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Local.
Smallest of the British Adelinae.
Flies by day in sunshine resting on flowers of foodplant.
Distinctive pale dorsal spot on the centre of the forewing.

Recorded in 30 (41%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/06/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
05/06/2021327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
04/06/2021127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
02/06/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
01/06/2021127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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