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Nemophora metallica
Brassy Long-horn

Poda, 1761147 / 7.002
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Possibly under-recorded in Norfolk.

The male has antennae three times the length of the forewings, the female around half this length. Day flying.

Norfolk ref [MBGBI vol1]

(=Nemophora scabiosella)

Recorded in 15 (22%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/05/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
06/08/2020128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
26/07/2020+28TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
26/07/2020128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
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Wingspan: 15-20mm
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Field Scabious, Small Scabious.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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