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Metzneria metzneriella
Meadow Neb (Stainton, 1851)
Gelechiidae: Anomologinae
726 / 35.058
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  11/06/2014 - near Stow Bardolph

Similar Norfolk Species
Burdock Neb
Metzneria lappella
Carline Neb
Metzneria aestivella
Wingspan: 14-19 mm
Flight: June - Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Knapweed, Saw-wort
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Local.
Commonest of the Metzneria.
Grassland, waste ground, downland and roadside verges throughout most UK.

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

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2019127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
24/07/2019+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
24/07/2019627TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
21/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/07/2019127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
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