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Dichomeris alacella (Zeller, 1839)

Lichen Sober
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»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Gelechiidae
      »Subfamily: Dichomeridinae
        »Tribe: Hypercalliini

Nationally Scarce B

Resident. Scarce at mv light in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly during July. Larvae feed on lichens growing on trees (Pratt, 2011).

Dichomeris alacella (Zeller, 1839)
Etchingham, 11 vii 2015
Photo: Caroline Moore
Dichomeris alacella (Zeller, 1839)
Etchingham, 23 vi 2017
Photo: Caroline Moore
Dichomeris alacella (Zeller, 1839)
Scotney Estate, 16 vi 2017
Photo: Charles Waters
Dichomeris alacella (Zeller, 1839)
Etchingham, 26 vii 2018
Photo: Caroline Moore
Dichomeris alacella (Zeller, 1839)
Etchingham, 10 vii 2019
Photo: Caroline Moore
Dichomeris alacella (Zeller, 1839)
Scotney Estate, 02 viii 2019
Photo: Charles Waters
Dichomeris alacella (Zeller, 1839)
Etchingham, 25 vii 2011
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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