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Nemophora minimella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Small Long-horn
7.0050 (B&F: 145)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Adeloidea
    »Family: Adelidae
      »Subfamily: Adelinae
        »Tribe: Trifurculini

Nationally Scarce B

A resident, Nationally Notable Class B species. Occurs as singletons by day in a few places on and near the downs in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late July to mid August. Larvae feed on the leaves and see heads of devil's-bit scabious. (Pratt, 2011)

Nemophora minimella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Female
Saltdean, 01 viii 2014
Photo: Tim Wilton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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