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Aspilapteryx tringipennella
Ribwort Stilt (Zeller, 1839)
Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae
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Photo © Rob Lee,  MV trap Cromer

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Similar Species: None
Wingspan: 10-13mm
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Ribwort Plantain
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1  Mine: A

Distinctive moth with dark spotted two tone wings, brown and pale silvery white.

Active in afternoon and evening sunshine and occasionally comes to light.

Breckland and coastal areas, grassland, heathland, waste ground, downland, roadside verges and coastland.

Leaf-mine: June-July, October-April
silvery gallery.

Recorded in 54 (73%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 10 Records
31/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
29/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
18/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
17/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
15/05/2024227TG04Cley next the Sea
14/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
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