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Photo © Dave Appleton,  Leg. Laura King 17/05/2022 - Lower Hellesdon

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Apomyelois ceratoniae
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(Zeller, 1839)1460 / 62.040
Norfolk status

Accidentally introduced, found in warehouses throughout the British Isles in dried fruit and nuts. Also recorded at light in urban areas where presumed to have originated from greengrocers and supermarkets.

New for Norfolk (and East Anglia) in 2022, recorded at Lower Hellesdon (L. King, 17/05/2022, Gen. Det. Female D. Appleton)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2022.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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17-05-2022 - Lower Hellesdon - Female - Dave Appleton
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17/05/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 19-28mm
Flight: June - November
Foodplant:   Dried fruit and nuts
Nat Status: Adventive
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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