Pterophoridae : Pterophorinae
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Amblyptilia punctidactyla
Brindled Plume
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Amblyptilia acanthadactyla
Beautiful Plume

(Hübner, 1830)1497 / 45.010
Norfolk status
Local.
At rest, when the hindwing is covered by the forewing, two patches of black scales protrude.
Heathland and other open habitats, woodland and hedgerows.
Hibernates over the winter.

Recorded in 54 (73%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (m) Hindolveston 31-8-2005 J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/11/2021127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
14/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/11/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
09/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 17-23mm.
Flight: Two Generations. July. Sep-May. (Hibernating)
Foodplant:   Large range of plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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