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Esperia sulphurella
Sulphur Tubic (Fabricius, 1775)
Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae
649 / 28.019
Photo © Francis Farrow,  17/05/2014 - Sheringham Common

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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 50 (72%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
01/06/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
29/05/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
26/05/2019127TG33 - Bacton
24/05/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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