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 38 (55%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1906.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/2020228TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
02/08/20201228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
29/07/2020228TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
24/07/2020428TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
12/07/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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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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