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Carpatolechia proximella
Black-speckled Groundling (Hübner, 1796)
Gelechiidae: Gelechiinae
770 / 35.151
Photo © Allan Drewitt

Similar Norfolk Species
Suffused Groundling
Carpatolechia alburnella
Wingspan: 13-16mm.
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Birch, Alder
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widespread and common.
Variable in appearance.
Woodland, heathland and other habitats where the foodplant occurs.

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/07/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
26/06/2020127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
19/06/2020327TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/06/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
15/06/2020127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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