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Metzneria lappella
Burdock Neb (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gelechiidae: Anomologinae
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Metzneria metzneriella
Wingspan: 16-20 mm.
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Greater Burdock, Lesser Burdock
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Fairly widespread and common in S England.
Waste ground, in open woodland and on downland.

Recorded in 47 (64%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
28/07/2021128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
24/07/2021127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
23/07/2021128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
20/07/2021228TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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