Morley’s Final Catalogue: Bentley Woods in August 1934; but the Bishop took it before I did (Waller) there first in 1933.
Recent Status: Rare in Suffolk.
Life Style: The moth is single brooded flying from July to October. The larvae feed from a longitudinally rolled leaf of Quercus in the year following oviposition.
Identification: A white, grey and black marked Gelechiid that is similar to a number of other species. If the patterning cannot be matched then genitalia dissection should be used to confirm a record. More Info
Recorded in 5 (9%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1933. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats