Micropterigidae
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Micropterix aruncella
White-barred Gold
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Micropterix calthella
Plain Gold

(Linnaeus, 1761)5 / 1.005
Norfolk status
Tiny moth with metallic bronzy forewings. Day flying.
Woodland, fens, wet meadows.

Micropterix are unusual in that the adults have fully functional mouthparts, and feed on pollen.

Recorded in 42 (61%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Micropterix aruncella  |  Dyseriocrania subpurpurella >

Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/06/2020127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
22/06/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
12/06/2020+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
30/05/2020+27TG14 - Sheringham
28/05/20201027TG12 - Aylsham
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Wingspan: 7-10 mm.
Flight: daytime in May and June
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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