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Scrobipalpa acuminatella
Pointed Groundling (Sircom, 1850)
Gelechiidae: Gelechiinae
822 / 35.109
Photo © Trevor And Dilys Pendleton

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 10-14mm
Flight: Recorded from April-July in Norfolk
Foodplant:   various thistles
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
A fairly common species of rough-ground where thistles grow.

Under recorded due to the species none-descript markings.

Dissection required if a moth has not been bred.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/06/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
18/05/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
18/05/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
10/05/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
13/09/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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