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Metzneria lappella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Burdock Neb
35.0560 (B&F: 724)

Metzneria silacea sensu Haworth, 1828 nec (Hübner, 1796)

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


Resident. Usually found in small numbers at mv light in a range of habitats in both vice-counties. Increasing. Flies mainly from late May to early August and the larvae feed on greater burdock (Pratt, 2011).

Metzneria lappella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Findon Valley, 21 vii 2014
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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