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Metzneria aestivella (Zeller, 1839)

Carline Neb
35.0550 (B&F: 725)

Synonym(s):
Metzneria carlinella (Stainton, 1851)


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

Nationally Scarce B

Resident. Occurs in small numbers in a few coastal sites in the east. Presumed extinct in the west since it was last listed in 1905. Flies from June to August and larvae feed on carline thistle (Pratt, 2011).

Metzneria aestivella (Zeller, 1839)
Woodingdean, 26 vi 2014
Photo: Tim Wilton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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