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Aroga velocella
Dusky Groundling (Zeller, 1839)
Gelechiidae: Gelechiinae
796 / 35.094
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  20/06/2020 - Leylands Farm, (Track)

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 14-19mm.
Flight: Two generations May, Aug. (July - Sept?)
Foodplant:   Sheep's Sorrel
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Local.
Breckland, heathland, moorland and in larger woodland clearings.
Flies in warm weather making short darting flights close to the ground.

[MBGBI vol4.2 p150]

Recorded in 45 (65%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/09/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
08/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/09/2020228TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
08/09/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
08/09/2020228TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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