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Oegoconia quadripuncta
Four-spotted Obscure (Haworth, 1828)
Autostichidae: Symmocinae
870 / 27.001
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Stow Hall NMS meeting 15/08/15 (Gen. Det. Jon Clifton. male)

Similar Norfolk Species
Scarce Obscure
Oegoconia deauratella
Straw Obscure
Oegoconia caradjai
Wingspan: 13-16 mm
Flight: July to August
Foodplant:   Decaying vegetable matter.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Regularly comes to light. Sometimes plentiful in the bases of hedges.

Species of Oegoconia can only be reliably identified by genitalic examination.

Please record all undetermined Oegoconia as Oegoconia agg.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 28 (41%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
05/08/2020228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
04/08/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
29/07/2020127TG20 - Norwich
26/07/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
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