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Caryocolum fraternella
Mouse-ear Groundling (Douglas, 1851)
Gelechiidae: Gelechiinae
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Photo © Karen Hand And Sarah Hand,  25/07/2019 - Garboldisham

Similar Norfolk Species
Beautiful Groundling
Caryocolum marmorea
Wingspan: 9-13mm
Flight: June-August
Foodplant:   stitchworts and mouse-ears
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Various widespread records.

Dry grassland, heathland and damp areas seem to be favoured.

Similar to other species of Caryocolum.
C. viscariella and dark forms of C. marmorea have similar coloration.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
04/08/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
29/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
25/07/2019128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
24/07/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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