Alucitidae
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Alucita hexadactyla
Many-plume Moth

Linnaeus, 17581288 / 44.001
=Twenty-plume Moth
Norfolk status
The only British member of its family. Can occur any time between late winter and late autumn. Often found hibernating.
Gardens and woodland where foodplant (Honeysuckle) found.

Each wing is separated into 6 plumes, making the old vernacular name Twenty-plume Moth rather inaccurate!

Recorded in 59 (80%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/11/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/11/2021127TG20 - Norwich
10/11/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
04/11/2021127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 14-16 mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Can occur any time.
Foodplant:   Honeysuckle.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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