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Nemophora metallica
Brassy Long-horn

Poda, 17617.002/147
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 11 (16%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/07/2019528TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
17/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
15/07/20191228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
15/07/20191528TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
13/07/2019728TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 15-20mm
Season: June - July.
Foodplant:   Field Scabious, Small Scabious.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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