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Stathmopoda pedella
Alder Signal (Linnaeus, 1761)
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Photo © Gordon Follows,  Holt 20/07/10

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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
30/06/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
22/06/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
13/06/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
03/06/2020328TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
04/08/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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