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Scrobipalpa atriplicella (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1841)

(Goosefoot Groundling)
35.1170 (B&F: 818)

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

Synonym(s):

Scrobipalpa atrella (Thunberg, 1788

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

There are very old records from Shoreham (where larvae fed on sea purslane) and Lancing. The first East Sussex record came from Eastbourne in 1929 (where larvae were found on goosefoot on waste land). Nationally the moth appears largely during May, and again during July and August (Pratt, 2011).

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Dissected by Stephen Palmer
Findon Valley, 10 v 2015 Photo: Mike Snelling

Scrobipalpa atriplicella (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1841)

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