Pterophoridae : Pterophorinae
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Oxyptilus distans
Breckland Plume
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Oxyptilus parvidactyla
Small Plume

(Haworth, 1811)1490 / 45.025
=Oxyptilus parvidactylus
Norfolk status
Grassland on chalky soils.

Adults can be easily confused with Oxyptilus distans (and other species). Best identified by dissection, unless reared from larvae on known foodplants.

Records from Croxton, 1884; East Wretham, 1983; Cranwich, 1990; Recent records from Weeting and Cranwich.

C. Barrett [VCH 1901] "- parvidactylus, Haw. Croxton ; very local"

Recorded in 6 (8%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
10/07/20211728TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
02/07/2021628TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
02/07/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
19/06/2021228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 13-18mm.
Flight: May - July.
Foodplant:   Mouse-ear Hawkweed.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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