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Anarsia spartiella
Small Sober (Schrank, 1802)
Gelechiidae: Anacampsinae
856 / 35.020
Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 12-15mm
Flight: June-August
Foodplant:   gorse, broom and dyer's greenweed
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widespread records.

Said to occur on heathland, grassland, downland and waste ground.

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
26/06/2020327TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
26/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/06/2020+28TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
22/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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