Gelechiidae : Anacampsinae
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Anacampsis blattariella
Birch Sober
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Anacampsis populella
Poplar Sober

(Clerck, 1759)35.011/853
Norfolk status
Widely distributed throughout Norfolk.
Much commoner than the next species, the very similar Anacampsis blattariella.

Note different foodplant.

Only reliably told apart by examination of the genitalia.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 28 (41%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

Aproaerema anthyllidella  |  Anacampsis blattariella >

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/08/2018127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
23/07/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
10/07/2018127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
03/08/2017127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
18/07/2017128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
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Wingspan: 14-19mm
Season: July-August
Foodplant:   poplar, aspen and willow
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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