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Monochroa lutulentella
Black Neb

(Zeller, 1839)742 / 35.070

Very local but can be fairly common in damp woodland and grassland.

Believed to feed in the rootstock of Filipendula ulmaria.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 11 (8%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1897.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 14-16mm.
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Meadowsweet ?
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
03/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
12/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
09/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO66
28/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO63
19/07/20162VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
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