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Aristotelia ericinella
Heather Neb (Zeller, 1839)
Gelechiidae: Anomologinae
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Photo © Trevor And Dilys Pendleton

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 12-13mm.
Flight: One generation July - Aug
Foodplant:   Heather
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Records Dersingham bog NNR 2005.

Heathland species, occurring throughout much of England and Wales in suitable habitat.

Recorded in 23 (31%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/08/2021+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
18/07/2021227TG14 - Sheringham
17/07/2021227TG14 - Sheringham
17/08/2020227TG33 - Bacton
16/08/2020+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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