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Monochroa tenebrella (Hübner, [1817])

Common Plain Neb
35.0660 (B&F: 735)

Monochroa fuscocuprella (Haworth, 1828)
Monochroa subcuprella (Stephens, 1834)
Monochroa tenebrosella (Zeller, 1839)

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


Resident. A scarce moth which usually occurs singly at mv light in a very few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly during June and July. Larvae feed in the root stocks of common sorrel and sheep's sorrel. (Pratt, 2011).

Monochroa tenebrella (Hübner, 1817)
Saltdean, 30 vi 2015
Photo: Tim Wilton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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