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Sophronia semicostella (Hübner, [1813])

White-shouldered Sober
35.0910 (B&F: 841)

Sophronia marginella sensu Thunberg, 1794 nec ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Sophronia parenthesella sensu Haworth, 1828 nec (Linnaeus, 1761)

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


Resident. Occurs sparingly at mv light in a few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid June to early August. The larval foodplant is not known in this country, although sweet vernal-grass serves abroad (Pratt, 2011).

Sophronia semicostella (Hübner, 1813)
Wisborough Green, 05 vii 2019
Photo: Dave and Pen Green

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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