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Platyptilia gonodactyla
Triangle Plume ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae
1501 / 45.004
Photo © Ian Walker,  31/07/2012 - Hilltop, Cley, Norfolk

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Similar Species: None
Wingspan: 22-28mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Aug-Sep.
Foodplant:   Coltsfoot, Butter-bur.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Status
Common.
Open, grassy habitats and waste ground including roadsides and railway banks etc.

Bold dark triangle marking on the wing characteristic.

Recorded in 49 (66%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
21/05/2024128TF91Dereham 
05/09/2023128TF74Holme NNR
22/08/2023127TG22North Walsham
27/07/2023228TF63Heacham
25/06/2023128TF51Walpole Highway
24/06/2023128TF51Walpole Highway
15/06/2023127TG31Ludham
10/06/2023128TF72Grimston
04/10/2022127TG02Hindolveston
17/09/2022128TF52Terrington St Clement
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