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Sophronia semicostella (Hübner, [1813])

(White-shouldered Sober)
35.0910 (B&F: 841)

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

Synonym(s):

Sophronia marginella sensu Thunberg, 1794 nec ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Sophronia parenthesella sensu Haworth, 1828 nec (Linnaeus, 1761)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

Resident. Occurs sparingly at mv light in a few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid June to early August. The larval foodplant is not known in this country, although sweet vernal-grass serves abroad (Pratt, 2011).

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Phenology chart for Sophronia semicostella

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