Gelechiidae : Gelechiinae
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Aroga velocella
Dusky Groundling

(Zeller, 1839)35.094/796
Norfolk status
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 35 (51%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/08/2016127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
02/08/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
31/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
30/07/2016227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
26/07/20161027TG50 - Yarmouth
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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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