Gelechiidae : Gelechiinae
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Parachronistis albiceps
Wood Groundling

(Zeller, 1839)756 / 35.161

Morley’s Final Catalogue: First found by Dr. Whittingham about Ipswich during 1935.

Recent Status: Well recorded in Suffolk.

Life Style: A single brooded species flying from May to August and coming to light. The larvae feed inside buds of Corylus avellana and possibly also on Betula.

Identification: The black and white patterning of this small Gelechiid species is distinctive. More Info

Recorded in 14 (24%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1935.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

Stenolechia gemmella  |  Batrachedra praeangusta >

List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/2020+25TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
04/07/2020+25TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
24/06/2020+25TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
22/07/2019125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
10/07/2019125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
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Wingspan: 10-11mm.
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Hazel.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2020. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2020. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2020
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