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Aproaerema polychromella
African Sober (Rebel, 1902)
Gelechiidae: Anacampsinae
850 / 35.009
Photo © Raymond A Watson,  Hollesley, Suffolk.

Similar Suffolk Species: None
Wingspan: 7-10mm
Flight: May - June ?
Foodplant:   Unknown ?
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: An immigrant species with one record from December 2015

Life Style: The species is not likely to breed in the UK since the larval foodplant, Lotus sessilifolius does not grow here.

Identification: A small species with bands of shades of dull ochre, white, silvery grey and black

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2015.
Last Recorded in 2015.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/12/2015+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
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