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Bryotropha affinis (Haworth, 1828)

Dark Groundling
35.0470 (B&F: 779)

Synonym(s):
Bryotropha tectella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)
Bryotropha tegulella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)


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

Common

Resident. Occurs singly at mv light in just a few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to mid August, occasionally from late May to early September. Larvae feed on moss growing on old walls. (Pratt,2011)

Bryotropha affinis (Haworth, 1828)
Crowborough, 27 v 2018
Photo: Charles Waters
Bryotropha affinis (Haworth, 1828)
Walberton, 31 vii 2014
Photo: Mike Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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