Cosmopterigidae : Cosmopteriginae
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Immature stages

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Cosmopterix orichalcea
Marsh Cosmet
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Cosmopterix zieglerella
Hedge Cosmet

(Hübner, 1810)34.005/894
Norfolk status
Scarce.
A very local species among hops growing in hedges etc.

Larvae form irregular gallery mine, branching into blotch.

Recorded in 17 (25%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1988.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/10/2018228TL69 - Southery/Hilgay
13/10/2018+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
04/10/2018+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
27/09/2018+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
23/09/2018+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 8.5-10.5mm
Season: May - July.
Foodplant:   Hop
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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