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Altenia scriptella
Horse-shoe Groundling

(Hübner, 1796)766 / 35.155
Norfolk status
Woodland margins and hedgerows in open countryside.
The larva feeds in a folded leaf of field maple.

First modern-day records from Stoke Holy Cross (Musgrove, 2001), Hindolveston (Clifton, 2010) and Catfield (K.Hand, 2012)

Recorded in 13 (18%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/2022128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
30/07/2020128TF91 - Dereham
24/06/2020127TG24 - Cromer
21/05/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
21/08/2019127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
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Wingspan: 12-13mm.
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Field Maple.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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