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Bryotropha senectella (Zeller, 1839)

Dull Red Groundling
35.0460 (B&F: 782)

Synonym(s):
Bryotropha ciliatella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)
Bryotropha obscurella Heinemann, 1870
Bryotropha minorella Heinemann, 1870


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

Local

Resident. Scarce in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to the third week of August. Larvae feed on mosses growing on walls, although this has yet to be confirmed in Sussex. (Pratt,2011)

Bryotropha senectella (Zeller, 1839)
Etchingham, 12 vii 2013
Photo: C Moore
Bryotropha senectella (Zeller, 1839)
Etchingham, 12 vii 2013
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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