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Buckleria paludum
Sundew Plume (Zeller, 1839)
Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae
1493 / 45.029
Photo © Andy Brown,  04/08/2019 - Dersingham Bog (pond)

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 11-13mm.
Flight: Two Generations. June and Aug.
Foodplant:   Round-leaved sundew.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Very local.

First recorded in Norfolk in 1969 at Roydon Common. Recent records from Dersingham bog NNR.

New for VC27 at Catfield Fen in 2017 (13/06/17, Ben Lewis)

Can be found flying around the foodplant at dusk.
Look for the distinctive greenish frass deposits on the leaves.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1969.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/08/2021127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
23/08/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
06/08/2020+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
18/07/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
13/08/2019328TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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