Lyonetiidae : Cemiostominae
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Leucoptera lotella
Little Bent-wing

(Stainton, 1858)259 / 21.003
Norfolk status
Occurs on dry downland feeding on Common Bird's-foot Trefoil or Marshes on Greater Bird's-foot Trefoil.

VC27,28 records [MBGBI vol2 p220]

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/08/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
17/08/2019227TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
01/08/2019327TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
31/08/2018227TG22 - Buxton
25/08/2018327TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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Wingspan: 5-6mm
Flight: May (Aug)
Foodplant:   Common Bird's-foot Trefoil, Greater Bird's-foot Trefoil
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
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