Eriocraniidae
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Dyseriocrania subpurpurella
Common Oak Purple

(Haworth, 1828)6 / 2.001
=Eriocrania subpurpurella
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Spring, day-flying woodland species.
Metallic golden wings, speckled with purplish or blue tiny spots.
(can be attracted to light at night)

Verification Grade Comment: Confusion with fly mines

Recorded in 54 (78%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/10/2019+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
05/10/2019+28TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
28/09/2019+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
16/08/2019+27TG22 - Buxton
29/06/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Wingspan: 9-14 mm.
Season: April and May
Foodplant:   Oak .
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
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