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Metzneria lappella
Burdock Neb (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gelechiidae: Anomologinae
724 / 35.056
Photo © Kim Tarsey,  Marshland Fen MV light

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Metzneria metzneriella
Wingspan: 16-20 mm.
Season: 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 45 (65%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/07/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
16/07/2019328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
12/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/07/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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