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 38 (51%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/2022228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
02/08/2022128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
24/07/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/07/2022127TM18 - Diss
22/07/2022127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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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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