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Hellinsia carphodactyla
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(Hübner, 1813)1519 / 45.039
=Euleioptilus carphodactyla
Norfolk status

Larvae live in the tops of the foodplant causing the small buds to turn yellowish in summer; later moving to the flowers to attack the unripe seeds.

Records from Ringstead, Cranwich and Narborough.

New for VC27 in 2014.

(=Hellinsia carphodactyla)

Recorded in 9 (13%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1994.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

Oidaematophorus lithodactyla  |  Hellinsia lienigianus >

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/2020228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
13/06/2020128TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
22/08/2019128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
30/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/08/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 14-23 mm.
Flight: June and Aug - Sept.
Foodplant:   Ploughman's Spikenard, Carline Thistle.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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