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Gelechiidae

812 (Saltern Groundling), Scrobipalpa instabilella (Douglas, 1846)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Resident. The moth usually occurs singly or sparingly to mv light in a very few coastal habitats in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly during June and July. Larvae feed on glasswort, annual sea-blite, sea-purslane and the Duke of Burgundy's teaplant (Pratt, 2011).

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Distribution map for Scrobipalpa instabilella

(Distribution at 1km scale)

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Phenology chart for Scrobipalpa instabilella

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