Gelechiidae : Anomologinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Bryotropha affinis
Dark Neb
Bryotropha similis
Obscure Neb
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Bryotropha senectella
Dull Red Neb

(Zeller, 1839)782 / 35.046
Norfolk status
One of several rather similar Bryotropha species.
Sandy coasts and inland. Active at dusk and comes to light.

Recent records at Holme Dunes (2002) and Great Yarmouth (2008)

[MBGBI vol4.2 p111]

Recorded in 29 (39%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Bryotropha senectella - Male - Heacham August 2010 J. Clifton
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/2022128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
01/08/2022128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/07/2022128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
11/07/2022128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
06/07/2022128TM09 - Attleborough
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Wingspan: 9-12.5mm
Flight: June - September
Foodplant:   Mosses
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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