Morley’s Final Catalogue: Occurs with the last kind (instabilella) at Blaxhall (Hkr); Aldeburgh in 1892 and Southwold in 1897 (Ctw); Hollesley in 1933-4 (Whti).
Recent Status: Rarely recorded in Suffolk.
Life Style: A double brooded species found from April to September. The larvae feed on Atriplex and Chenopodium, initially mining the leaves before feeding from spinnings on leaves, flowers and seeds. They pupate on the ground. The pupal stage passes the winter.
Identification: A species that can be found inland and on the coast. More Info for Scrobipalpa identification. More Info for genitalia dissection.
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 7 (12%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1892. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats