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Ethmia bipunctella
Bordered Ermel (Fabricius, 1775)
Ethmiidae: Ethmiinae
720 / 33.006
Photo © Mike Griffiths,  underside - 30/8/2011 Diss

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 19-28 mm
Season: May - June (Aug - Sept)
Foodplant:   Viper's bugloss.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
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 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1992.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/05/2019128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
21/07/2018127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
30/08/2011127TM18 - Diss
03/09/2006127TM17 - Scole
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