Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Aspilapteryx tringipennella
Ribwort Stilt

(Zeller, 1839)294 / 15.015
=Ribwort Slender

Norfolk status

Distinctive moth with dark spotted two tone wings, brown and pale silvery white.

Active in afternoon and evening sunshine and occasionally comes to light.

Breckland and coastal areas, grassland, heathland, waste ground, downland, roadside verges and coastland.

Leaf-mine: June-July, October-April
silvery gallery.

Recorded in 54 (73%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
31/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
29/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
18/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
17/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 10-13mm
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Ribwort Plantain
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1  Mine: A
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