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Glyphipterix simpliciella
Cocksfoot Moth

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

Recorded in 52 (75%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/06/2018727TG14 - Sheringham
03/06/2018127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
03/06/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
01/06/2018328TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
01/06/2018128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 6-9mm
Season: May - June
Foodplant:   Cock's-foot, Tall Fescue
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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