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Carpatolechia proximella (Hübner, 1796)

(Black-speckled Groundling)
35.1510 (B&F: 770)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
  »Family: Gelechiidae
   »Subfamily: Gelechiinae
    »Tribe: Hypercalliini

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

Resident. Often fairly common to common at mv light in a few woods in West Sussex, but much less frequent in the east. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to the third week in July, occasionally from early May. Larvae feed on (silver) birch. (Pratt, 2011)

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Distribution map for Carpatolechia proximella

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