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Brachmia blandella (Fabricius, 1798)

Gorse Crest
35.0280 (B&F: 866)

Synonym(s):
Brachmia gerronella (Zeller, 1850)


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

Common

Resident. Often fairly common at mv light in the west but much less so in the eastern vice-county and missing from central areas. Double brooded, flying mainly from early July to early August and again in the second half of September. Elsewhere, larvae feed on gorse (Pratt, 2011).

Brachmia blandella (Fabricius, 1798)
Woods Mill, 11 vii 2019
Photo: Bob Foreman
Brachmia blandella (Fabricius, 1798)
Woods Mill, 18 vii 2019
Photo: Bob Foreman
Brachmia blandella (Fabricius, 1798)
Findon Valley, 29 vii 2011
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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