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Immature stages

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Bucculatrix nigricomella
Daisy Bent-wing
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Bucculatrix maritima
Saltern Bent-wing

Stainton, 1851267 / 14.003
Norfolk status
Common wherever foodplant grows on coastal saltmarshes.
Flies in late afternoon sunshine but also occasionally comes to light.

Leaf-mine: April - May; July - August.
Narrow gallery, subsequently one or more shorter mines or windows.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 11 (16%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/04/2021227TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
31/08/2020+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
31/08/2020+28TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
08/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
22/08/2018228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 8-9mm
Flight: Two Generations. Jun and Aug.
Foodplant:   Sea-aster
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
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