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Photo © Keith Tailby,  Thetford Forest - 02/05/2015 - Netted on Small Scabious (M. Hammond)

Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (male 11-18mm, female 10-14mm)
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Rhopobota stagnana
Downland Bell

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1161 / 49.221
Norfolk status
Chalk species, old Victorian records at Merton and Swaffham.
Recorded on the south side of the river at Brandon before 1890.
(Barrett, Tr. Norf. Soc. i, 55)

The first modern-day record from the Brecks near Weeting in 2015, netted flying around Small Scabious. (M. Hammond, 02/05/2015) A handful of records in recent years all from the Brecks.

Most records netted by day on Small Scabious.

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/07/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/07/2020928TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
24/07/2020928TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
18/07/2020528TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
17/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: male 11-18mm, female 10-14mm
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-June. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Scabiouses.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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