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Scrobipalpa nitentella
Common Sea Groundling
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Scrobipalpa obsoletella
Summer Groundling

(Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1841)35.116/816
Norfolk status
Recorded from Holme Dunes and Terrington Marshes.

One pre 1900 record from Hunstanton (Barrett) may not be distinguishable from Scrobipalpa nitentella.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2002.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/08/2002128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
01/05/2000 to 31/10/2000+28TF52 - Terrington
1874+28TF64 - Hunstanton
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Wingspan: 12-14mm
Season: May-September possibly in two broods
Foodplant:   orache and possibly goosefoot
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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