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Aproaerema taeniolella
Silver-barred Sober (Zeller, 1839)
Gelechiidae: Anacampsinae
847 / 35.004
Photo © Chris Lewis,  26/03/2018 - Foulden Common

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: July
Foodplant:   common bird's foot-trefoil
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Easily confused with Aproaerema larseniella and A. cinctella. Care required.

A. taeniolella can be determined from other Aproaerema species by the well-defined bar on the underside of the forewing.


Various Norfolk records the last being from Cranwich Heath in 2013.

Recorded in 13 (19%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/07/2018228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/06/2018128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
29/06/2017128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
02/08/2013128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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