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Gelechiidae

735 (Common Plain Neb), Monochroa tenebrella (Hübner, 1817)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

Resident. A scarce moth which usually occurs singly at mv light in a very few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly during June and July. Larvae feed in the root stocks of common sorrel and sheep's sorrel. (Pratt, 2011).

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Saltdean, 30 vi 2015 Photo: Tim Wilton

Monochroa tenebrella (Hübner, 1817)

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Distribution map for Monochroa tenebrella

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Phenology chart for Monochroa tenebrella

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