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Cauchas rufimitrella
Meadow Longhorn

(Scopoli, 1763)152 / 7.010
=Meadow Long-horn
=Adela rufimitrella

Norfolk status
Brassy green forewings, male with antennae twice length of forewing, female slightly shorter. Day flying.
Wet meadows, grassland, woods.

Recorded in 44 (59%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
24/05/2024228TF84Burnham Overy / Gun Hill
15/05/2024128TF83North Creake
15/05/2024128TL99Great Hockham
10/05/2024127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
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Wingspan: 9-12mm.
Flight: May - June.
Foodplant:   Cuckoo Flower, Garlic Mustard.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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