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Nemophora degeerella (Degeer's Longhorn Moth)

Wikipedia Abstract

The longhorn moth (Nemophora degeerella) is a diurnal lepidopteran from the moths family Adelidae (fairy longhorn moths). The wingspan of the moth ranges from 16–23 millimetres (0.63–0.91 in).The longhorn moth males have antennae ranging up to five times their body length, while the female has much shorter antennae. The habitat of the moth is damp forests. The moth is fairly common in north west Europe.The flight period of the moth ranges from May to July.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites 6953 Wales, United Kingdom
Crymlyn Bog/ Cors Crymlyn 740 Wales, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths 14161 England, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Galloway Oakwoods 877 Scotland, United Kingdom
Gower Commons/ Tiroedd Comin Gwyr 4390 Wales, United Kingdom
Great Orme`s Head/ Pen y Gogarth 748 Wales, United Kingdom  
Kenfig/ Cynffig 2945 Wales, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
Solway Mosses North 1613 Scotland, United Kingdom
Yewbarrow Woods 279 England, United Kingdom


Prey / Diet

Bistorta officinalis (meadow bistort)[1]
Heracleum sphondylium subsp. granatense[1]
Leucanthemum vulgare (oxeye daisy)[1]
Rumex oblongifolius (bluntleaf dock)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anthophila fabriciana (Nettle-tap Moth)2
Aphantopus hyperantus (Ringlet Butterfly)2
Apis mellifera (honey bee)2
Autographa gamma (Silver Y Moth)3
Boloria selene (Silver-bordered fritillary)2
Cnephasia asseclana (Flax Tortrix Moth)2
Cnephasia incertana (Light Grey Tortrix Moth)2
Cnephasia stephensiana (Grey Tortrix Moth)3
Ematurga atomaria (Common Heath Moth)2
Empis tessellata (Dance Fly)2
Episyrphus balteatus (Marmelade Fly)2
Eristalis arbustorum2
Eristalis pertinax2
Eristalis rupium2
Euclidia glyphica (Burnet Companion Moth)2
Eupeodes luniger2
Helophilus pendulus (Striped Hover Fly)3
Helophilus trivittatus (Sun Fly)2
Lycaena phlaeas (Small Copper Butterfly)2
Oligia fasciuncula (Middle-barred Minor Moth)2
Pachytodes cerambyciformis3
Phlogophora meticulosa (Angle Shades Moth)2
Scaeva pyrastri2
Siona lineata (Black-veined Moth)2
Sphaerophoria scripta2
Stenurella melanura3
Syritta pipiens (thick-legged hoverfly)2
Volucella bombylans2


Scambus buolianae[1]


Pollinator of 
Bistorta officinalis (meadow bistort)[1]
Heracleum sphondylium subsp. granatense[1]
Leucanthemum vulgare (oxeye daisy)[1]
Rumex oblongifolius (bluntleaf dock)[1]




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