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New for 2014, the brand new Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the British Isles (D. Agassiz, S. Beavan, R. Heckford) has been integrated into the site, and includes new species names, families, species order and position numbers (ABH). The original species reference numbers (BF) will remain.

To date c667 species of macro-moth along with c1112 species of micro-moth have been recorded in Norfolk since records began in Victorian times. This site aims to provide full details of all the species that occur (or once occurred) in Norfolk, with photographs, descriptions, flight graphs, latest records, distribution maps and more!

It is now easier than ever to submit your records and photographs using the on-line recorder. All verified records will be included in the County database. - Jim Wheeler

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Moth: A moth is an insect closely related to the butterfly, both being of the order Lepidoptera. Moths form the majority of this order; there are thought to be 150,000 to 250,000 different species of moth, with thousands of species yet to be described. Most species of moth are nocturnal, but there are crepuscular and diurnal species. wiki

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Recent Notables
DateTaxon#
05/07/2014
Stigmella magdalenae (Northern Rowan Pigmy)+ 
05/07/2014 Shaded Fan-foot
Herminia tarsicrinalis
3 
05/07/2014
Carpatolechia alburnella (Suffused Groundling)1 
05/07/2014
Acrobasis marmorea (Marbled Knot-horn)1 
04/07/2014 Apotomis lineana (Willow Marble)1 
02/07/2014
Marsh Carpet
Gagitodes sagittata
1 
29/06/2014 Eriocrania sparrmannella (Mottled Purple)+ 
26/06/2014
Spatalistis bifasciana (Small Purple Button)2 
07/07/2014
Red-tipped Clearwing
Synanthedon formicaeformis
3 
24/06/2014
Yellow-legged Clearwing
Synanthedon vespiformis
1 
05/07/2014 Goat Moth
Cossus cossus
1 


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