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Cosmopterix lienigiella
Fen Cosmet Lienig & Zeller, 1846
Cosmopterigidae: Cosmopteriginae
897 / 34.010
Photo © Stewart Wright,  24/09/2017 - Upton Fen

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 10-13mm
Flight: May - Oct
Foodplant:   Common Reed
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Most habitats where foodplant grows, preference for large reed beds in fresh and brackish water.

VC27,28 records [MBGBI vol4.1 p 274]

Recorded in 16 (23%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/08/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
17/07/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
14/07/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
09/07/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
04/07/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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