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Schreckensteinia festaliella
Bramble False-feather (Hübner, 1819)
Schreckensteiniidae
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Photo © Trevor And Dilys Pendleton

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 10-12mm
Season: Continuous-brooded
Foodplant:   Bramble, Raspberry
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Rare, possibly under-recorded.
Open woodland containing bramble and raspberry.
Distinctive resting posture, with the hind legs raised upwards over the abdomen.

Active by day.

Recorded in 18 (26%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/05/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
26/04/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
05/08/2018127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
21/07/2018128TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
21/07/2018127TG14 - Sheringham
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