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Scrobipalpa salicorniae
Sea-aster Groundling (Zeller, 1847)
Gelechiidae: Gelechiinae
813 / 35.113
Photo © David Norgate,  Toftwood, Dereham 26/07/2019

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 11-15mm
Flight: June-September
Foodplant:   glassworts and other salt marsh plants
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Just two Norfolk records; from Morston Marshes and Thornham.

Easily confused with other members of this group. Genitalia examination recommended.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/07/2019128TF91 - Dereham
16/07/2004+27TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
01/02/2004+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
22/06/1971128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
22/06/1971128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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