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Stathmopoda pedella
Alder Signal (Linnaeus, 1761)
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Photo © Andy Clements,  01/08/2013 - Great Bircham

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 10-14mm
Flight: July
Foodplant:   Alder (fruits)
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Small distinctive moth with a very characteristic resting position.
Extremely local in southern and south-eastern England.

Most records from East Norfolk (VC27)

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1878.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/08/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
07/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/08/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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