Adelidae : Nematopopgoninae
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Nematopogon swammerdamella
Large Long-horn

(Linnaeus, 1758)7.015/140
Norfolk status
Largest of this genus of four British 'Longhorn' moths.
All have unmarked ochreous wings and very long antennae. (twice length of forewing in male, female a little shorter)

Recorded in 41 (59%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/06/2018127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
09/06/2018+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
06/06/2018127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
02/06/2018127TG20 - Norwich
29/05/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 17-21mm.
Season: May - June
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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