Pterophoridae : Pterophorinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Rudge Hill NNR, Gloucestershire. April 28th 2011.

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Adaina microdactyla

(Hübner, 1813)1517 / 45.043

Uncommon local resident.

Eupatorium cannabinum with larva feeding in July, and from September to April, in the stem, causing the formation of a gall.

Recorded in 20 (14%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 13-17mm.
Flight: Two generations, May - July and July - September.
Foodplant:   Hemp agrimony
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Hellinsia osteodactylus  |  Emmelina monodactyla >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
18/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
07/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
07/08/20211VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
04/08/2021+VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
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