Morley’s Final Catalogue: This species was not separated from Anacampsis populella.
Recent Status: Found locally in Suffolk
Life Style: Flying at night in late summer and comes to light. The larvae feed from a rolled leaf of Betula or Alnus. It pupates at its feeding location.
Identification: The moth is a larger Gelechiid species that holds its wings flat at rest. More Info It is very similar in appearance to A. populella from which it can only be separated confidently by dissection of the genitalia. More Info
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 14 (24%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1999. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats