Gelechiidae : Apatetrinae
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Chrysoesthia drurella
Flame Crest

(Fabricius, 1775)746 / 35.035
Norfolk status
Open ground and wasteland, arable land with root crops.

Leaf-mine: July - August, September
highly-contorted gallery with scattered greenish or blackish frass

Recorded in 35 (47%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/09/2021+28TF80 - Swaffham
18/09/2021+28TF73 - Docking/Bircham
16/09/2021+28TF64 - Hunstanton
12/09/2021428TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
08/09/2021+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
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Wingspan: 8-9 mm
Flight: Two generations May-July. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Orache, goosefoot
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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