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Bryotropha senectella
Dull Red Neb (Zeller, 1839)
Gelechiidae: Anomologinae
782 / 35.046
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Upton Fen NWT. NMS meeting

Similar Norfolk Species
Dark Neb
Bryotropha affinis
Obscure Neb
Bryotropha similis
Wingspan: 9-12.5mm
Flight: June - September
Foodplant:   Mosses
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
One of several rather similar Bryotropha species.
Sandy coasts and inland. Active at dusk and comes to light.

Recent records at Holme Dunes (2002) and Great Yarmouth (2008)

[MBGBI vol4.2 p111]

Recorded in 26 (38%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
15/08/2020228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
13/08/2020228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
11/08/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
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