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Oxypteryx atrella
Two-spotted Neb ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Gelechiidae: Anomologinae
731 / 35.081
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  11/09/2012 - Stow Bardolph

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 11-13 mm
Flight: July - Aug.
Foodplant:   St John's-wort.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Woodland and dry grassy areas.

[MBGBI vol4.2]

Note: Jan 2020 name change from Eulamprotes to Oxypteryx.

Recorded in 29 (39%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
31/07/2021+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
25/07/2021128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
20/07/2021127TM09 - Attleborough
12/06/2021127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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