Norfolk status Scarce. Widespread but local in England and Wales. A few recent confirmed Norfolk records.
Larvae found in 2014 at Winterton (B. Heckford, S. Beavan, 15/05/14) An inland records from Middle Harling Heath in 2016.
[MBGBI vol4.2 p143] [Chionodes distinctella (Zeller, 1839) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae): discovery of larvae in the British Isles. Entomologistís Gazette 65: 169Ė174] [Chionodes distinctella (Zeller, 1839) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae): a further larval record from the British Isles. Entomologistís Gazette 66: 52]
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 14 (19%) of 74 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1874. Last Recorded in 2021. Additional Stats