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Blastobasis adustella Walsingham, 1894

(Dingy Dowd)
41.0020 (B&F: 873)

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

Synonym(s):

Blastobasis lignea sensu auctt. nec Walsingham 1894

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

Resident. Often fairly common at mv light in both vice-counties. Flies mainly from early July to late October. Elsewhere larvae have been found to feed on fresh, decaying or dried vegetable matter (Pratt, 2011).

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Lindfield, 1 viii 2008 Photo: Bob Foreman

Blastobasis adustella Walsingham, 1894

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