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Scrobipalpa acuminatella
Pointed Groundling

(Sircom, 1850)822 / 35.109

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Local among thistles. Leiston (Grey); Southwold (Ctw); many Aying in Monks Soham paddock on 14 May 1933 (Mly). Cavenham in June 1936 (Gd).

Recent Status: A common species across Suffolk.

Life Style: A double brooded species that can be found from April to September and comes to light. The larvae mine leaves of Carduus and Cirsium. They pupate on the ground.

Identification: More Info for Scrobipalpa identification.
The larvae create a slightly branched mine down the centre of a leaf. More Info to view leaf mine. More Info to view genitalia dissection.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 19 (33%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1933.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Hollesley Suffolk. - Raymond A Watson
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/05/2020125TM05 - Stowmarket/Needham Market
31/08/2019+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
24/08/2019+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
08/08/2019125TM06 - Bacton/Stowupland
16/06/2019+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 10-14mm
Flight: Recorded from April-July in Norfolk
Foodplant:   various thistles
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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