Gelechiidae : Gelechiinae
ABH BF
Photo © Dave Appleton,  18/08/2014 - North Elmham

 
Aroga velocella
796 Dusky Groundling
(Zeller, 1839)35.094
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 31 (45%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2014128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
19/07/2014128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
08/07/20141227TG50 - Yarmouth
04/07/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
28/06/2014128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
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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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