Gelechiidae : Gelechiinae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  03/08/2015 - North Elmham - male (gen det)

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Caryocolum marmorea
Beautiful Groundling
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Caryocolum fraternella
Mouse-ear Groundling

(Douglas, 1851)830 / 35.132
Norfolk status
Various widespread records.

Dry grassland, heathland and damp areas seem to be favoured.

Similar to other species of Caryocolum.
C. viscariella and dark forms of C. marmorea have similar coloration.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 11 (15%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/08/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
06/08/2021127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
04/08/2021127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
29/07/2021127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
07/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 9-13mm
Flight: June-August
Foodplant:   stitchworts and mouse-ears
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult

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