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Nemophora cupriacella (Hübner, [1819])

(Coppery Long-horn)
7.0030 (B&F: 146)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Adeloidea
  »Family: Adelidae
   »Subfamily: Adelinae
    »Tribe: Trifurculini

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

A resident, Nationally Notable Class B species. Apparently in danger of extinction in both vice-counties, but perhaps seriously under recorded; sometimes common at Pagham. Single-brooded, flying mainly during July and early August. Larvae feed on the seeds and lower leaves of devil's-bit scabious. (Pratt, 2011)

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Peacehaven Heights, 15 vii 2015 Photo: Tim Wilton

Nemophora cupriacella (Hübner, 1819)

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