Morley’s Final Catalogue: An abundant species in the Aldeburgh salt-marshes during 1892 (Ctw); Lowestoft (J. Sang).
Recent Status: A rare species on the Suffolk salt-marshes.
Life Style: The moth is single brooded flying from May to September. The larvae mine blotches in leaves and mine down into the roots of salt-marsh Plantago species. They pupate in the roots to over-winter.
Identification:More Info for Scrobipalpa identification. This species appears similar to S. suaedella and S. ocellatella. More Info for genitalia dissection.
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 3 (5%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1892. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats