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Semioscopis steinkellneriana
Dawn Flat-body ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Depressariidae: Depressariinae
667 / 32.002
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  20/04/2018 - Peddars Way

Similar Norfolk Species
Early Flat-body
Semioscopis avellanella
Wingspan: 18-23mm
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorn
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widespread but local.
Males fly between dawn and sunrise around blackthorn thickets, woods and hedgerows. Female flies at night.
Darker ground colour than previous similar species.

Recorded in 43 (62%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/06/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
25/05/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
22/05/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
19/05/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
16/05/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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