Epermeniidae : Epermeniinae
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Photo © Brian Jones,  Burgh St Peter 30/10/2014 (Gen. Det. J Clifton) - New for Norfolk

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Epermenia aequidentellus
Carrot Lance-wing

(Hofmann, 1867)484 / 47.004
Norfolk status
Nationally scarce (Na) in southern England, Wales and the West Country where it is found at predominantly coastal locations.

Recorded at Burgh St Peter VC27 in October 2014. (B. Jones, 30/10/14, Gen. Det. J Clifton) The first known occurrence in Eastern England?

Leaf-mine: Larvae mine leaves of Wild Carrot and Burnet-saxifrage forming a small blotch mine and may later feed in a slight web.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2014.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Epermenia aequidentellus- Burgh St Peter, Norfolk - Slide 1647 (J Clifton)
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Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2020127TG33 - Bacton
30/10/2014127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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Wingspan: 9-12mm
Flight: June - July, Sept - Oct
Foodplant:   Wild Carrot, Burnet-saxifrage
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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