Glyphipterigidae : Glyphipteriginae
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Glyphipterix simpliciella
Cocksfoot Moth

(Stephens, 1834)391 / 19.007
Norfolk status
Tiny moth, easily overlooked.
can be found between May and July visiting flowers, especially buttercup, often many to one flower.

Recorded in 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/2020327TG14 - Sheringham
31/07/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
12/06/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
03/06/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
30/05/2020+27TG20 - Norwich
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 6-9mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Cock's-foot, Tall Fescue
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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