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Epermenia chaerophyllella
Garden Lance-wing (Goeze, 1783)
Epermeniidae: Epermeniinae
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Photo © Stephen Youngs,  10/04/2015 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

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Large Lance-wing
Epermenia falciformis
Wingspan: 12-13mm
Flight: all months of the year.
Foodplant:   Umbelliferae - Hogweed, Wild Parsnip, Cow Parsley, Wild Angelica, Wild Carrot
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Local.
Two or three generations with adults overwintering.
Charateristic raised scale-tufts visible when at rest.

Recorded in 31 (45%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/09/2019628TF80 - Swaffham
27/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/08/2019+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
29/07/2019827TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
21/07/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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