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Esperia sulphurella
Sulphur Tubic (Fabricius, 1775)
Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae
649 / 28.019
Photo © Matthew Casey,  16/05/2013 - costessey

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 12-16 mm
Flight: April - June.
Foodplant:   Dead wood.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Common.
Chocolate-brown moth, marked with lemon-yellow. Whitish mark 2/3 along antennae.
Woodland, lanes, hedgerows and gardens.
Flies in morning sunshine.

Recorded in 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/06/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
23/05/2020127TG20 - Norwich
22/05/2020327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
20/05/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
18/05/2020127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
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