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Chrysoclista lathamella
Orange-blotch Cosmet Fletcher, 1936
Parametriotidae
902 / 39.006
Photo © Mick Acourt,  13/06/2022 - Willow Farm, nr Hickling

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Wingspan: 11-13mm
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   White Willow.
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Very Rare.
Found where the foodplant, white willow (Salix alba) is present.

Most recent record is of a specimen of Chrysoclista lathamella netted in the Broads during a pheromone search for clearwings in 2005.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1969.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/2022127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
19/06/2005127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
26/06/2001127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
31/05/1969+27TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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