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Caryocolum marmorea
Beautiful Groundling (Haworth, 1828)
Gelechiidae: Gelechiinae
829 / 35.131
Photo © Dave Appleton,  28/05/2016 - Burnham Overy Dunes

Similar Norfolk Species
Mouse-ear Groundling
Caryocolum fraternella
Wingspan: 9-12mm
Flight: May-August
Foodplant:   Mouse-ear
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Several recent records from the North Norfolk coast.

Found in sandy coastal areas and the Brecks.

Verification Grade Comment: Dark/indistinct form - Grade 4

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 13 (19%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/08/2020+28TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
20/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
11/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
08/08/2020127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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