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Gelechia rhombella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

(Apple Groundling)
35.0970 (B&F: 800)

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

Synonym(s):

Gelechia rhombea (Haworth, 1828)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

There are very old records from Abbot's Wood, where the species was single-brooded, flying during July, and larvae fed on apple. The only modern record concerns a single adult at Balcombe on 23rd July 1957. (Pratt,2011)

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