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Gelechia rhombella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Apple Groundling
35.0970 (B&F: 800)

Synonym(s):
Gelechia rhombea (Haworth, 1828)


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

Nationally Scarce B

There are very old records from Abbot's Wood, where the species was single-brooded, flying during July, and larvae fed on apple. The only modern record concerns a single adult at Balcombe on 23rd July 1957. (Pratt,2011)

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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