Adelidae : Adelinae
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Adela cuprella
Early Long-horn

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)7.007/149
Norfolk status
Metallic bronze forewing, Male white antennae, female black.
Found flying by day in sunshine at tops of sallow trees/bushes visiting the flowers.
Males congregate in swarms.

Recorded in 24 (35%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/05/2018327TG14 - Sheringham
21/04/2018+27TG20 - Norwich
21/04/2018+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
20/04/2018527TG14 - Sheringham
19/04/2018127TG14 - Sheringham
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Wingspan: 14-16mm
Season: April.
Foodplant:   Sallow
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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