Main: (Adelidae / Adelinae)
07.005 [B&F: 0145] Nemophora minimella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) on dry pastures and downland throughout most of the British Isles. In Hampshire very local and uncommon on downland and in boggy areas where the foodplants are found, but far from annual in occurrence. Recorded on the Isle of Wight in 1850 and 1933, but not since. Wingspan 10-14 mm. Similar to N. fasciella, but with indistinct brownish media fascia. Larva feeds within flowerheads of Devil's-bit Scabious and Small Scabious, subsequently feeding on the leaves, living within a movable case.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Ampfield Woods11120/07/2010Adult
Appleford (74)1001933Adult
Ashurst, Fletchwood Copse & Meadows11003/08/1985Adult
Beacon Hill NNR, Warnford11308/08/2010Adult
Beacon Hill, Warnford NNR12207/08/1998Adult
Botley Wood11325/07/1976Adult
Botley Wood11112/08/1974Adult
Catisfield11121/05/1971Adult
Freshwater1001850Adult
Leckford12107/08/1993Adult
Magdalen Hill Down12107/08/1998Adult
Noar Hill12226/06/2014Adult
Noar Hill12113/07/2014Adult
Oxenbourne NR11118/08/1972Adult
Pamber Forest12114/08/1976Adult
Roydon Woods11004/06/1998Adult
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