Gelechiidae : Gelechiinae
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Gelechia sororculella
Dark-striped Groundling

(Hübner, 1817)35.101/802a
Norfolk status
Usually associated with wetland areas; larvae can be found in a spinning among the leaves and sometimes in the catkins.

Recent records from The Broads and Foulden Common.

One record prior to 1900 from Merton (Barrett)

Recorded in 9 (13%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Gelechia sororculella - (F) Foulden Common J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/07/2015+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
11/07/2014127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
05/07/2014127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
26/05/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
21/07/2012127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 13-15mm
Season: July - August
Foodplant:   Goat Willow, Grey Willow
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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