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Tachystola acroxantha
Ruddy Streak (Meyrick, 1885)
Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae
656 / 28.024
Photo © Craig Robson,  02/09/2018 - Stafford Street Property

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 6 (9%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2015.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/06/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
14/06/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
13/06/2020227TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
02/06/2020128TF91 - Dereham
26/05/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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