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Scrobipalpa atriplicella
Goosefoot Groundling (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1841)
Gelechiidae: Gelechiinae
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Photo © Graham Geen,  19/07/2017 - Mundford Farm

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 13-15mm
Flight: May and July-August
Foodplant:   Orache and Goosefoot
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Can be found along salt marshes or waste ground where the foodplant grows.

Until 2017, only one pre 1900 record listed from Hunstanton (Barrett)
Recorded at Munford, west Norfolk in July 2017 (G. Geen, 19/07/17)

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
15/09/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
06/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
05/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
30/07/2020328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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