Gelechiidae : Gelechiinae
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Photo © Chris Knott,  MV Robinson trap; Great Ellingham; 24/06/2015

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Pleurota bicostella
Light Streak
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Sophronia semicostella
White-shouldered Groundling

(Hübner, 1813)841 / 35.091
Norfolk status
Various widespread records.

Distinctive markings but can be confused with Pleurota bicostella or even some Pyralidae. Caution is advised.

Recorded in 24 (32%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

Athrips tetrapunctella  |  Mirificarma mulinella >

17-07-2018 - Female - Ringstead Downs - Jon Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/2021128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
22/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
17/07/2020+28TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
15/07/2020128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
14/07/2020228TF64 - Hunstanton
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Wingspan: 18-19mm
Flight: June-July
Foodplant:   sweet vernal-grass
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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