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Nemophora minimella
Small Scabious Longhorn

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)145 / 7.005
=Small Long-horn

Norfolk status
Day flying.

Male has a black head, female yellow/orange.

Confirmed specimen taken at Beeston Common in 2011 (A. Duff, 08/08/11) det. J. Clifton. Several seen near Weeting in 2012 (I. Barton) More records at other sites in recent years.

[MBGBI vol1]

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Date#VC10kGeneral Area
19/07/2021128TF71Narborough Railway NNR
03/08/2020227TG00Barnham Broom
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Wingspan: 10-14mm
Flight: July.
Foodplant:   Devil's-bit Scabious, Small Scabious
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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