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Ethmia quadrillella
Comfrey Ermel

(Goeze, 1783)33.002/719
=Ethmia funerella
Norfolk status
Smallest of our Ethmia species.
Adults seen flying on sunny afternoons, but also comes to light.
Fenland, wetlands and damp open woodland as well as waste ground, banks and gardens.

Recent records from West Norfolk fenland.

[MBGBI vol4.1 p183]

(=Ethmia funerella)

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/05/2019128TL59 - Welney
02/08/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/07/2018428TF60 - Downham/Fincham
26/07/2018128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
23/07/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 15-19 mm
Season: May - July.
Foodplant:   Comfrey, Lungwort
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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