Morley’s Final Catalogue: Found among Atriplex, whose leaves it eats. Southwold in 1897 (Crutwell).
Recent Status: A salt-marsh species in Suffolk.
Life Style: A single brooded species flying from June to September. The larvae feed on Atriplex portulacoides. They initially mine the leaves before feeding externally on the leaves from spun leaves. They pupate in the larval habitation or on the ground.
Identification:More Info for Scrobipalpa identification. More Info for genitalia dissection and imago photo.
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 10 (17%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1897. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats