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Cosmopterix zieglerella (Hübner, [1810])

(Hedge Cosmet)
34.0050 (B&F: 894)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
  »Family: Cosmopterigidae
   »Subfamily: Cosmopteriginae
    »Tribe: Hypercalliini


Cosmopterix eximia (Haworth, 1828)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Only one colony has ever been asserted here - based on larval mines in hop leaves near Wadhurst in 2004 and 2006. These records require confirmation. (Pratt, 2011).

Derek Lee: 03-08-2014

A colony found at Bracklesham with mines on Hop in August 2014

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Mine on Hop
Knepp Estate, 24 viii 2016 Photo: Dave and Penny Green

Cosmopterix zieglerella (Hübner, 1810)


Although recorded in Sussex, the database has not as yet, been updated to include these records.

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