Adelidae: Adelinae

0145 (ABH7.005) Nemophora minimella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)



General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 10-14mm
Foodplant(s): Devil's-bit Scabious (Succisa pratensis), Small Scabious (Scabiosa columbaria)
Flying: One generation, July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 1942

Recorded date range (Adult): 02 August to 03 August

Similar Species
 Photo © David Griffiths
Male, Dinton Pastures near Reading
Male, Dinton Pastures near Reading
 Photo © Ian McLean

Nationally Scarce B