Pterophoridae : Pterophorinae
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Immature stages

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Amblyptilia punctidactyla
Brindled Plume
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Amblyptilia acanthadactyla
Beautiful Plume

(Hübner, 1830)45.010/1497
Norfolk status
Local.
At rest, when the hindwing is covered by the forewing, two patches of black scales protrude.
Heathland and other open habitats, woodland and hedgerows.
Hibernates over the winter.

Recorded in 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (m) Hindolveston 31-8-2005 J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/02/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/02/2019127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
17/02/2019127TG33 - Bacton
21/10/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
19/10/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 17-23mm.
Season: Two Generations. July. Sep-May. (Hibernating)
Foodplant:   Large range of plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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