Choreutidae : Choreutinae
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Anthophila fabriciana
Common Nettle-tap

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

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/08/2022+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
02/08/2022327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
30/07/2022128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
23/07/2022+28TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
21/07/2022128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 11-15mm
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Oct.
Foodplant:   Nettle.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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