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Bryotropha umbrosella (Zeller, 1839)

Sandhill Groundling
35.0480 (B&F: 778)

Synonym(s):
Bryotropha mundella (Douglas, 1850)
Bryotropha portlandicella (Richardson, 1890)
Bryotropha anacampsoidella Hering, 1924


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

Nationally Scarce B

Resident. Occurs singly at mv light in a very few places in both vice-counties, although it is sometimes locally common by day at West Worthing. Single-brooded, flying mainly during June and July. Larvae feed on moss but this has yet to be confirmed in Sussex. (Pratt,2011)

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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