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Cosmopterix zieglerella
Hedge Cosmet (Hübner, 1810)
Cosmopterigidae: Cosmopteriginae
894 / 34.005
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species
Marsh Cosmet
Cosmopterix orichalcea
Wingspan: 8.5-10.5mm
Flight: May - July.
Foodplant:   Hop
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
A very local species among hops growing in hedges etc.

Larvae form irregular gallery mine, branching into blotch.

Recorded in 22 (32%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1988.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/09/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
28/09/2019+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
25/09/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
23/09/2019+28TL69 - Southery/Hilgay
08/09/2019528TM08 - Banham/Lopham
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