Gelechiidae : Anomologinae
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Photo © Chris Lewis,  Snettisham 05/07/2013 - Gen. Det. Male.

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Metzneria lappella
Burdock Neb
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Metzneria aestivella
Carline Neb

(Zeller, 1839)35.055/725
Norfolk status
Open grassland, especially on chalk and limestone.

First Norfolk record of single adult reared from larva found on Carline Thistle heads at Holkham in 1994.

Recent records from Snettisham.

VC28 only [MBGBI vol4.2 p69]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1994.
Last Recorded in 2014.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/06/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
05/07/2013128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/07/2008128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
08/05/1994128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
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Wingspan: c.14 mm
Season: June - July.
Foodplant:   Carline Thistle.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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