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Bedellia somnulentella (Zeller, 1847)

Bindweed Bent-wing
24.0010 (B&F: 264)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Yponomeutoidea
    »Family: Bedelliidae
      »Subfamily: Cemiostominae
        »Tribe: Phalacropterygini


A resident and suspected immigrant species, scarce throughout except at Walberton. Double-brooded in overlapping flights from early May to mid-November, mainly in August. Larvae feed on field bindweed. (Pratt, 2011)

Bedellia somnulentella (Zeller, 1847)
Eastbourne, 01 viii 2017
Photo: Dennis Chanter
Bedellia somnulentella (Zeller, 1847)
Bracklesham, 13 xi 2012
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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