Gelechiidae : Anacampsinae
Photo © Chris Knott,  Great Ellingham; 7th Aug 2012; Gen. det. by Jon Clifton;

Similar Norfolk Species
Anacampsis blattariella
Birch Sober
Anacampsis populella
Poplar Sober

(Clerck, 1759)35.011/853
Norfolk status
Widely distributed throughout Norfolk.
Much commoner than the next species, the very similar Anacampsis blattariella.

Note different foodplant.

Only reliably told apart by examination of the genitalia.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 25 (36%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/05/2015+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
27/07/2014+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
07/07/2014127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
31/07/2013127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
24/06/2013127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Wingspan: 14-19mm
Season: July-August
Foodplant:   poplar, aspen and willow
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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