Eriocraniidae
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Immature stages

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Eriocrania sparrmannella
Mottled Purple

(Bosc, 1791)9 / 2.004
Norfolk status
Birch woodland.
Day flying.

Distinctive purple and gold forewings

Larvae mine (leafmine) leaves of foodplant June-Aug.

Recorded in 20 (29%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/05/2020+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
11/04/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
10/04/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/07/2019+27TG12 - Aylsham
06/07/2019+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 10-13 mm.
Flight: April into May
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
 Immature Adult
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