Choreutidae : Choreutinae
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Immature stages

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Anthophila fabriciana
Common Nettle-tap

(Linnaeus, 1767)48.001/385
Norfolk status
Also known as the Nettle-tap.
Flies in the daytime from May throughout the summer.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/10/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
27/09/2018127TG33 - Bacton
08/09/2018+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
20/08/2018128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
14/07/2018+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 11-15mm
Season: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Oct.
Foodplant:   Nettle.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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