Gelechiidae : Gelechiinae
ABH BF
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Aroga velocella
Dusky Groundling

(Zeller, 1839)35.094/796
Norfolk status
Local.
Breckland, heathland, moorland and in larger woodland clearings.
Flies in warm weather making short darting flights close to the ground.

[MBGBI vol4.2 p150]

Recorded in 34 (49%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Date#VC10k Area
01/09/2014+27TG33 - Bacton
01/09/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/08/2014127TG20 - Norwich
24/08/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
22/08/2014128TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
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Wingspan: 14-19mm.
Season: Two generations May, Aug. (July - Sept?)
Foodplant:   Sheep's Sorrel
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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