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Athrips mouffetella
Dotted Grey Groundling

(Linnaeus, 1758)762 / 35.085
Norfolk status
Distinctively marked moth.
Woodland, heathland, scrub and fens.

larvae spins together terminal shoots of honeysuckle in May and June.

Recorded in 36 (52%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/08/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
26/07/2019128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
24/07/2019+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
23/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
23/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 15-16mm
Flight: June - August.
Foodplant:   Honeysuckle, Fly Honeysuckle, Snowberry.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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