Adelidae : Adelinae
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Adela cuprella
Early Long-horn

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)149 / 7.007
Norfolk status
Rare.
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 26 (38%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/04/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
13/04/2019828TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
13/04/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
08/04/2019+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
30/03/2019327TG12 - Aylsham
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Wingspan: 14-16mm
Season: April.
Foodplant:   Sallow
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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