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 20 (27%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/08/2022+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
06/08/2022128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
03/08/2022128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
09/07/2022128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
09/07/2022128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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Wingspan: 8-10 mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May - June. Aug.
Foodplant:   Orache, goosefoot
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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