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Capperia britanniodactylus
Wood-sage Plume

(Gregson, 1869)45.028/1494
=Capperia britanniodactyla
Norfolk status
Local, Brecks and North Norfolk.
Dry, south-facing and sloping stony habitats.

Look for wilted shoots of Wood Sage, as larva bites through stem.

C. Barrett [VCH 1901] "Oxyptilus teucrii, Greening. Norwich, Merton, Croxton, Lynn ; local among Teucrium scorodonia"

Recorded in 21 (30%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1870.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

Oxyptilus laetus  |  Buckleria paludum >

Capperia britanniodactyla, Emilys Wood, Weeting, Norfolk, Slide 1293 - J Clifton (1000x879)
Capperia britanniodactyla - Holt 20-6-1998 J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/06/2018127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
30/06/2017128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
08/07/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/06/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/06/2015+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
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Wingspan: 18-21mm.
Season: June - July.
Foodplant:   Wood-sage.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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