Adelidae : Adelinae
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Adela reaumurella
Green Longhorn

(Linnaeus, 1758)150 / 7.006
=Green Long-horn

Norfolk status
The moths fly by day in sunshine, sometimes occurring in swarms.
Bronzy or metallic greenish forewings.
The males have long, whitish antennae, the females shorter.

Recorded in 62 (84%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
18/05/2024327TG04Cley next the Sea
15/05/2024128TL99Great Hockham
10/05/2024628TF83North Creake
10/05/20243028TF74Holme NNR
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Wingspan: 14-18mm
Flight: April - June
Foodplant:   Leaf litter.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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