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Gelechia muscosella
Grey Sallow Groundling

Zeller, 1839803 / 35.102
Norfolk status
Rare species nationally in marshes, fens, river-banks and other damp areas.

Very few confirmed Norfolk records, mainly from the Broads, including
Burgh Common (K. Saul, 1992), Sutton (K. Saul, K. Bland, 1999), Wayford (K. Saul, 2010), Woodbastwick (K. Saul, 2013), Strumpshaw (C. Lewis, 2015).

New for West Norfolk at Boughton Fen in 2013 (D. Jones).

Dissection required if a moth is too worn to enable any/all of the critical features to be seen.

The Larvae feed on the catkins of Sallow.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 9 (12%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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23-07-2019 - Female - Karen Hand - Sarah Hand - Garboldisham - Jon Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2020127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
25/06/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
23/07/2019128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
17/07/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
09/07/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Wingspan: 12-17mm
Flight: June-July
Foodplant:   Sallow and possibly Willow
Nat Status: pRDB3
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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