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Gelechiidae

724 (Burdock Neb), Metzneria lappella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

Resident. Usually found in small numbers at mv light in a range of habitats in both vice-counties. Increasing. Flies mainly from late May to early August and the larvae feed on greater burdock (Pratt, 2011).

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Distribution map for Metzneria lappella

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Phenology chart for Metzneria lappella

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