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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 34 (46%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1878.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/08/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
26/07/2021127TG20 - Norwich
21/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
20/07/2021127TG20 - Norwich
17/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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