Pterophoridae : Pterophorinae
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Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Ringstead Downs, 1995 - A. Irwin Collection - Norwich Castle Museum.

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Hellinsia carphodactyla
Citron Plume

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

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 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1994.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/08/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/07/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
03/06/2018128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
31/05/2018128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
03/06/2017127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 14-23 mm.
Season: June and Aug - Sept.
Foodplant:   Ploughman's Spikenard, Carline Thistle.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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