Pterophoridae : Agdistinae
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Agdistis bennetii
Saltmarsh Plume

(Curtis, 1833)1488 / 45.001
Norfolk status
Distinctive resting posture with V shaped wings.
Coastal saltmarshes, occasional wanderers can be found inland.

Unlike the other members of the Pterophoridae, the Agdistinae have forewings which are not cleft or separated into 'plumes'

Recorded in 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1906.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/09/2020228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
31/08/2020+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
28/08/2020128TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
20/08/2020128TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
19/08/2020227TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2020

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Wingspan: 24-30mm.
Flight: Two Generations May-July. July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Sea-lavender.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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