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Nematopogon metaxella (Hübner, [1813])

Buff Long-horn
7.0140 (B&F: 143)

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


A resident species. Occurs singly or sparingly at mv light in both vice-counties. Probably seriously under-recorded. Single-brooded, flying mainly throughout June, occasionally from the third week of May or to early July. Larvae feed on dead (deciduous) leaves. (Pratt, 2011)

Nematopogon metaxella (Hübner, 1813)
Bexhill-on-Sea, 08 vi 2018
Photo: Keith Hackett
Nematopogon metaxella (Hübner, 1813)
Etchingham, 08 vi 2011
Photo: Caroline Moore
Nematopogon metaxella (Hübner, 1813)
Etchingahm, 24 v 2015
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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