Adelidae : Adelinae
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Nemophora degeerella
Yellow-barred Long-horn

(Linnaeus, 1758)148 / 7.001
Norfolk status
Day flying, often in large groups.
Males have antennae three and a half to four times the length of the forewing and are the longest in the British Lepidoptera.
Bronzy purple forewing with golden yellow fascia edged in purple.
Also flies at dusk often in groups.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/07/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
23/06/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
22/06/2020927TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
21/06/2020127TM17 - Scole
20/06/2020227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 17-23mm.
Flight: May - July.
Foodplant:   Leaf litter
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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