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Bryotropha desertella (Douglas, 1850)

(Desert Groundling)
35.0410 (B&F: 786)

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

Synonym(s):

Bryotropha decrepidella (Herrich-Sch ä ffer, 1854)
Bryotropha glabrella Heinemann, 1870

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Resident. The moth normally occurs sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light at a few places in both vice-counties, generally near the coast and especially amongst sand-dunes. Single-brooded, flying mainly during July and August. The larval foodplant is not known in this country. (Pratt,2011)

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