Gelechiidae : Apatetrinae
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Chrysoesthia sexguttella
Six-spot Crest

(Thunberg, 1794)747 / 35.036
Norfolk status
Waste ground and arable land where foodplant grows in sheltered situations.

Leaf-mine: July, August - September.
A large, whitish blotch.

Recorded in 17 (25%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/2020128TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
16/10/2019+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
29/06/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
08/09/2018+27TG20 - Norwich
14/07/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 8-10 mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May - June. Aug.
Foodplant:   Orache, goosefoot
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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