Gelechiidae : Anomologinae
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Bryotropha umbrosella
Sandhill Neb
Bryotropha similis
Obscure Neb
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Bryotropha affinis
Dark Neb

(Haworth, 1828)779 / 35.047
Norfolk status
Open country and urban areas, frequenting mossy walls and old thatch!

One of three similar dark Bryotropha, the speckled forewing, yellow scales and tornal patches are distinctive features.

As in B. umbrosella, a completely pale coastal form exists and is occasionally recorded (Gen. Det. Required)

[MBGBI vol4.2 p109]

Recorded in 39 (53%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Bryotropha affinis, Bawdeswell, Slide 1321 J Clifton
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Date#VC10k Area
16/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/09/2021127TG20 - Norwich
09/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/09/2021127TG20 - Norwich
08/09/2021127TG20 - Norwich
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Wingspan: 9.5 - 12.5mm.
Flight: May - September.
Foodplant:   Mosses
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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