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Tachystola acroxantha
Ruddy Streak (Meyrick, 1885)
Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae
656 / 28.024
Photo © Rob Lee,  Norwich 30/09/2015

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 13-15mm
Flight: April to November - Double or multiple brooded
Foodplant:   Fallen leaves and leaf litter
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Unmistakable.

Originally imported with Australian plants to Devon 1908, it has since expanded its range rapidly and is quite common in some areas, especially along the south coast.

New for Norfolk in 2015, found hiding by day in a stack of bricks in central Norwich. (R. Lee, 30/09/15)

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2015.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/11/2019127TG20 - Norwich
26/09/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
12/09/2019527TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
11/09/2019227TG20 - Norwich
03/09/2019427TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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