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

 
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 2015.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/08/20153027TG50 - Yarmouth
06/08/2015228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
23/07/2015128TM09 - Attleborough
21/07/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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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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