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Antispila metallella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Four-spot Lift
6.0010 (B&F: 158)

Synonym(s):
Antispila pfeifferella (Hübner, [1813])


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Adeloidea
    »Family: Heliozelidae
      »Subfamily: Oposteginae
        »Tribe: Trifurculini

Local

A resident species in serious danger of extinction in the West and presumed extinct in the East since last recorded in 1888. The only recent record since Victorian times was a single vacated mine in Stansted Forest (2001). Single-brooded, flying mainly during May. Larvae feed on dogwood. (Pratt, 2011)

Antispila metallella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Saltdean, 16 v 2014
Photo: Tim Wilton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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