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Chrysoesthia drurella (Fabricius, 1775)

Flame Neb
35.0350 (B&F: 746)

Synonym(s):
Chrysoesthia zinckeella (Hübner, [1813])
Chrysoesthia schaefferella sensu Donovan, 1796 nec (Linnaeus, 1758)
Chrysoesthia hermannella sensu auctt. nec (Fabricius, 1781)


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

Local

First recorded 1860 from Brighton. Only other Sussex sighting concerns singletons at Walberton in August 1993 and September 2001. Nationally double-brooded, adults fly in June and again during August and September, while larvae feed on Chenopodium and Atriplex spp. (Pratt, 2011).

Chrysoesthia drurella (Fabricius, 1775)
Scotney, 27 vi 2020
Photo: Charles Waters
Chrysoesthia drurella (Fabricius, 1775)
Lindfield, 29 vii 2008
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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