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Athrips mouffetella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Dotted Grey Groundling
35.0850 (B&F: 762)

Athrips punctifera (Haworth, 1828)

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


Resident. Generally occurs singly or sparingly at mv light in a range of habitats in both vice-counties, although fairly common at Walberton and Rewell Wood. Increasing. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early July to mid August. Larvae feed on Honeysuckle. (Pratt, 2011).

Athrips mouffetella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Scotney Estate, 13 vii 2018
Photo: Charles Waters
Athrips mouffetella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lindfield, 05 vii 2008
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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