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Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (c.15-22 mm.)
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Cnephasia genitalana
Dover Shade

Pierce and Metcalfe, 19151023 / 49.054

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Common about hawthorn in July. Bentley, Ipswich, Blaxhall, Flixton, &c.

Recent Status: One of the more frequent species of the genus.

Life Style: A single brooded summer flying species that comes to light. The larvae feed on a variety of herbaceous plant flowers and shoots during summer. They overwinter as a pupa on the ground.

Identification: This species can only be reliably identified by examination of the genitalia. More Info

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 17 (29%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2000.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2021126TL88 - Thetford
09/07/2020125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
06/07/2020+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
05/07/2018+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
26/06/2017+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
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Wingspan: c.15-22 mm.
Flight: Mostly July to Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants. Ragwort, Buttercup.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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