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Bryotropha desertella (Douglas, 1850)

Desert Groundling
35.0410 (B&F: 786)

Synonym(s):
Bryotropha decrepidella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)
Bryotropha glabrella Heinemann, 1870


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

Nationally Scarce B

Resident. The moth normally occurs sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light at a few places in both vice-counties, generally near the coast and especially amongst sand-dunes. Single-brooded, flying mainly during July and August. The larval foodplant is not known in this country. (Pratt,2011)

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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