Gelechiidae : Gelechiinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Carpatolechia alburnella
Suffused Groundling
Carpatolechia proximella
Black-speckled Groundling

(Hübner, 1796)35.151/770
Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
Variable in appearance.
Woodland, heathland and other habitats where the foodplant occurs.

Recorded in 29 (42%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 15.
Last Recorded in 2016.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/05/2016127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
07/07/2015128TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
11/06/20151027TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
10/06/2015128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
09/06/2015127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
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Wingspan: 13-16mm.
Season: May - June
Foodplant:   Birch, Alder
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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