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Micropterix tunbergella
Red-barred Gold
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Micropterix mansuetella
Black-headed Gold

Zeller, 18442 / 1.002
Norfolk status
Woodland, Carr woodland and fens.
Records from Breckland and the Broads.

Micropterix are unusual in that the adults have fully functional mouthparts, and feed on pollen.

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/05/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
13/05/2020127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
03/06/2019128TM07 - Roydon/Blo Norton
01/06/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
12/05/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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Wingspan: 7-9mm.
Flight: May - June
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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