Cosmopterigidae : Chrysopeleiinae
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Photo © Jon Clifton,  Narborough NWT 24/06/09 [gen. det. J Clifton]

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Sorhagenia rhamniella
August Cosmet
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Sorhagenia lophyrella
Buckthorn Cosmet

(Douglas, 1846)909 / 34.013
Norfolk status
Chalk and limestone areas and fens.

The three British species (two in Norfolk) of Sorhagenia cannot be distinguished on external characters alone. (gen. det. required.)

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2005.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Sorhagenia lophyrella (m), Lopham Fen, Norfolk 2005, Slide 1521 (J. Clifton) (1000x892)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
04/07/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
24/06/2009128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
12/07/2006128TL69 - Southery/Hilgay
01/07/2005127TM07 - Roydon/Blo Norton
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Wingspan: 8-11mm
Flight: May - Aug.
Foodplant:   Buckthorn
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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