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Incurvariidae

152 (Meadow Long-horn), Adela rufimitrella (Scopoli, 1763)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species occurring sparingly by day and at mv light in shrubby places in three main zones - in the far east, on Ashdown Forest and between Storrington and Horsham. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late April to late May. Larvae feed on the seeds and lower leaves of lady's smock. (Pratt, 2011)

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Distribution map for Adela rufimitrella

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Phenology chart for Adela rufimitrella

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