Gelechiidae : Anacampsinae
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Photo © Jim Hodgkinson,  21/7/17 Dersingham

Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Anacampsis populella
Poplar Sober
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Anacampsis blattariella
Birch Sober

(Hübner, 1796)854 / 35.012
Norfolk status
Very similar, but much rarer than Anacampsis populella

Only reliably told apart by examination of the genitalia. Note different foodplant.

A. blattariella has fairly recently been bred (and confirmed by dissection) from Alder (Alnus glutinosa) at Upton Fen VC27. (M.R. Young, det. S. Palmer,

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 22 (30%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/09/2021228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
18/07/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
15/07/2021127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
03/09/2020228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
22/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 16-19mm
Flight: July-September
Foodplant:   Birch, Alder
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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