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Caryocolum fraternella (Douglas, 1851)

(Mouse-ear Groundling)
35.1320 (B&F: 830)

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

Synonym(s):

Caryocolum intermediella (Hodgkinson, 1897)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

Resident. The moth usually occurs singly to mv light on the few surviving shingle beaches and heathery commons in both vice-counties, although larvae are sometimes fairly common; in danger of extinction in East Sussex. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early July to early September. Larvae feed on lesser stitchwort and common mouse-ear (Pratt, 2011).

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Etchingham, 28 vii 2017 Photo: Caroline Moore

Caryocolum fraternella (Douglas, 1851)

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