Gelechiidae : Anomologinae
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Bryotropha similis
Obscure Neb

(Stainton, 1854)35.049/780
Norfolk status
Widespread but relatively uncommon species in open, sometimes sparsely vegetated, country and urban areas.
Comes to light in small numbers.
Usually very dark in colour, resembles several other Bryotropha species.

[MBGBI vol4.2 p110]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 15 (22%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2017.
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Bryotropha similis (m), Bawdswell, Norfolk, Slide 1311 J Clifton.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2017128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
13/07/2017128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/07/2017128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/07/2017128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
21/06/2017127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Wingspan: 10-13mm.
Season: June - Aug
Foodplant:   Mosses.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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