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Gelechiidae

725 (Carline Neb), Metzneria aestivella (Zeller, 1839)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Resident. Occurs in small numbers in a few coastal sites in the east. Presumed extinct in the west since it was last listed in 1905. Flies from June to August and larvae feed on carline thistle (Pratt, 2011).

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Distribution map for Metzneria aestivella

(Distribution at 1km scale)

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Phenology chart for Metzneria aestivella

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