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Mirificarma mulinella
Gorse Groundling (Zeller, 1839)
Gelechiidae: Gelechiinae
792 / 35.093
Photo © Dave Appleton,  29/08/2015 - Cranwich Heath

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 11-15mm.
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Broom, Gorse, Tree Lupin and others.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Local.
Heathland, scrub and wasteland
Norfolk Broads and Brecks.
Identified by a pair of dark stripes running longitudinally down each forewing. (these stripes may merge or be absent)

[MBGBI vol4.2 p145]

Recorded in 28 (41%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/09/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
11/09/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
08/09/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/09/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
07/09/2020228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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