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Wheeleria spilodactylus
Horehound Plume (Curtis, 1827)
Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae
45.035/1515
Photo © James Symonds,  18/08/17 Weeting Heath NNR - adult reared from pupa

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 20-25 mm.
Season: July - Sept.
Foodplant:   White Horehound
Nat Status: pRDB2
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Found chiefly on the Isle of Wight and a few scattered localities in Wales and in southern England.

Records from 1945 at Weeting. Specimen in the Natural History Museum.

Larval record at Weeting Heath in August 2017 (J. Emerson, 05/08/17)

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1945.
Last Recorded in 2017.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/08/201712828TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
05/08/2017128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
01/07/1945128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
29/06/1945128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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