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Gelechia scotinella
Thicket Groundling

Herrich-Schäffer, 1854801 / 35.098
Norfolk status

A scarce species in Britain, formerly only known from mature hedgerows and scrubland in parts of Worcestershire, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The dark transverse fascia at three-quarters will assist in identifying this species. Good photos and retained specimen if worn required.

Recently recorded for the first time in Suffolk (2019)

New for Norfolk in 2020 at Bowthorpe (29/07/2020, Jack Morris, Max Hellicar - Gen. Det. Keith Kerr)

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2020.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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29-07-2020 - Female - Bowthorpe - Gen. Det. Keith Kerr
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29/07/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 10-12mm
Flight: July-Aug
Foodplant:   Blackthorn
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult

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