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Species Account for Nemophora fasciella

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Nemophora fasciella  (Fabricius, 1775) 07.004 Evidence needed
a moth
Lepidoptera: micromoths: Adelidae

Male Horehound Long-horn Moth 13th June 2022 Copyright: Colin Byford

 
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Taxonomic group: micro moths (Lepidoptera: micromoths) - County data

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Verification Grade: Adult:
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BAP status: UKBAP  
Essex RDB: Listed

Records: 28
First Record: 2005
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 15
Pre-1992 hectads: 0
Total hectads: 15
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Female Horehound Long-horn Moth 13th June 2022
Female Horehound Long-horn Moth 13th June 2022
Male Horehound Long-horn Moth 13th June 2022
Male Horehound Long-horn Moth 13th June 2022
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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 8 records with habitat information)

no subhabitat data available

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

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 28 records with habitat detail and method information)

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