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Helcystogramma rufescens (Haworth, 1828)

Orange Crest
35.0310 (B&F: 868)

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


Resident. Usually recorded in small numbers at mv light in both vice-counties. Flies mainly from mid June to mid August. Larvae feed on grasses such as tall fescue (Pratt, 2011).

Helcystogramma rufescens (Haworth, 1828)
Crowborough, 10 vii 2015
Photo: Charles Waters
Helcystogramma rufescens (Haworth, 1828)
Lindfield, 17 vii 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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