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Bryotropha affinis (Haworth, 1828)

(Dark Groundling)
35.0470 (B&F: 779)

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

Synonym(s):

Bryotropha tectella (Herrich-Sch ä ffer, 1854)
Bryotropha tegulella (Herrich-Sch ä ffer, 1854)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

Resident. Occurs singly at mv light in just a few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to mid August, occasionally from late May to early September. Larvae feed on moss growing on old walls. (Pratt,2011)

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Walberton, 31 vii 2014 Photo: Mike Davis

Bryotropha affinis (Haworth, 1828)

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