Gelechiidae : Apatetrinae
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Immature stages

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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 31 (45%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
07/08/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
07/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/07/2020127TM09 - Attleborough
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 8-9 mm
Flight: Two generations May-July. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Orache, goosefoot
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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