Choreutidae : Choreutinae
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Tebenna micalis
Vagrant Metal-mark

(Mann, 1857)386 / 48.005

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: First recorded in Suffolk during 2012 further examples turned up during 2021.

Life Style: Immigrant and temporary resident in Britain. Larvae feed on Pulicaria dysenterica.

Identification: Very distinctive appearance. More Info

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2012.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/10/2021125TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
04/09/2012125TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
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Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: August - September
Foodplant:   Common Fleabane
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2021. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021
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