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Monochroa cytisella (Curtis, 1837)

Bracken Neb
35.0650 (B&F: 728)

Monochroa fuscipennis (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)
Monochroa walkeriella (Douglas, 1850)
Monochroa clinosema (Meyrick, 1935)

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


Resident. Usually found in small numbers at mv light in a few places in both vice-counties. Flies mainly throughout July, sometimes from mid-June to early September. Larvae feed on bracken (Pratt, 2011).

Monochroa cytisella (Curtis, 1837)
Wych Cross, 15 vii 2020
Photo: Hew Prendegast
Monochroa cytisella (Curtis, 1837)
Dove’s Nest, 24 vii 2020
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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