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Parachronistis albiceps
Wood Groundling (Zeller, 1839)
Gelechiidae: Gelechiinae
756 / 35.161
Photo © Brian Jones,  26/06/2012 - Alder Carr, Aldeby (with Keith Knights)

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 10-11mm.
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Hazel.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Distributed in the southern half of mainland Britain, reaching northwards to Yorkshire.
Sometimes attracted to light.

Recorded in 27 (39%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/06/2020228TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
24/06/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
18/06/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
20/07/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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