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Metalampra italica Baldizzone, 1977


28.0080 (B&F: 642a)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Oecophoridae
      »Subfamily: Oecophorinae
        »Tribe: Oecophorini

Migrant colonist

A suspected continental immigrant, the first county came to mv light at Warnham LNR on on June 20th 2011. First discovered in the UK in Devon in 2003 (R. J. Heckford; in Langmaid & Young, 2004) after apparently expanding its range from Italy; larvae are said to feed underneath decaying wood, usually in oak. (Pratt, 2012).

Metalampra italica Baldizzone, 1977
Etchingham, 10 vii 2017
Photo: Caroline Moore
Metalampra italica Baldizzone, 1977
Etchingham, 31 vii 2017
Photo: Caroline Moore
Metalampra italica Baldizzone, 1977
Etchingham, 28 vi 2018
Photo: Caroline Moore
Metalampra italica Baldizzone, 1977
Etchingham, 23 vii 2018
Photo: Caroline Moore
Metalampra italica Baldizzone, 1977
Etchingham, 14 vii 2014
Photo: Caroline Moore
Metalampra italica Baldizzone, 1977
Etchingham, 09 viii 2014
Photo: Caroline Moore
Metalampra italica Baldizzone, 1977
Etchingham, 21 viii 2012
Photo: Caroline Moore
Metalampra italica Baldizzone, 1977
Etchingham, 21 viii 2012
Photo: Caroline Moore
Metalampra italica Baldizzone, 1977
Etchingham, 07 viii 2015
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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