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 19 (26%) 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
12/09/2021+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
10/09/2021127TG20 - Norwich
08/09/20212728TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
01/09/20211428TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
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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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