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Ethmia bipunctella
Bordered Ermel (Fabricius, 1775)
Ethmiidae: Ethmiinae
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Photo © Mike Griffiths,  30/08/2011 Diss garden - Actinic trap

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 19-28 mm
Flight: May - June (Aug - Sept)
Foodplant:   Viper's bugloss.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Mainly restricted to a few areas of coastal shingle in the south-east of England.
Other records from inland localities are suggested immigrants.
Partial second generation in the autumn.

A hand full of Norfolk records, first recorded at Sheringham in 1992 (K. Durrant)

Recorded in 9 (13%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1992.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2020127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
25/06/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
26/05/2020128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
10/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/05/2019128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
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