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Gelechia senticetella (Staudinger, 1859)

Cypress Groundling
35.0990 (B&F: 801a)


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

Nationally Scarce B

The only Sussex records of this species are those of single specimens at actinic light on 25th July 2008 and 21st, 23rd and 27th July 2010, caught by M. Snelling in Findon Valley and a single individual at mv light by J. T. Radford in Walburton on 11th July 2010. The larvae feed on juniper and cypress. (Pratt,2011)

Gelechia senticetella (Staudinger, 1859)
Findon Valley, 29 vii 2010
Photo: Mike Snelling
Gelechia senticetella (Staudinger, 1859)
Bracklesham, 01 viii 2015
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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