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Species Account for Nemophora fasciella

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Nemophora fasciella  (Fabricius, 1775)
Horehound Long-horn moth
Lepidoptera: micromoths: Incurvariidae

Nemophora fasciella Copyright: Peter Harvey

 
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National status: Nationally Scarce A
BAP status: UKBAP  
Essex RDB: Listed



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Taxonomic group: micro-moths (Lepidoptera: micromoths) - County data   
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The Horehound Long-horn Moth is a scarce species, distributed mainly in the south and south-east of England, but very local. The larval foodplant is black horehound (Ballota nigra), the larva feeding at first on the seeds and then later in a case made from fragments of the foodplant. References

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Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 6 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 1 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 2 records with habitat detail and method information)

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