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Approx Length (c. 7mm) Wingspan (12-14mm)
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Spatalistis bifasciana
Small Purple Button

(Hübner, 1787)1034 / 49.058
Norfolk status
Rare species frequenting woodland margins.

Larva feeds on berries or fruits of buckthorn and dogwood (also recently found among dead oak and sweet chestnut leaves)

Recorded in 12 (16%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2003.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/08/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
09/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
19/06/2017127TG14 - Sheringham
12/06/2017127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
12/06/2017127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Wingspan: 12-14mm
Flight: May to July
Foodplant:   buckthorn and dogwood (oak and sweet chestnut leaves)
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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