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Telechrysis tripuncta
Treble-spot Flat-body

(Haworth, 1828)646 / 32.050

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Found at Hemley in 1902 (Wir; Trans, i, 36). One at Fritton in 1935 (Gd).

Recent Status: Scarce in Suffolk.

Life Style: A single brooded species that can be found during May and June. Very little is otherwise known about the species. The larva is thought to feed in rotting wood on a single piece of presumptive evidence.

Identification: An instantly recognised species from the triangular shape at rest and three whitish spots on a dark wing.

Recorded in 6 (10%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1902.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/06/2020125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
31/05/2020125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
11/06/2019125TM48 - Beccles/Brampton
19/06/2018+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
01/06/2018+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Dead wood.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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